PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1919 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 31, 2003 (Westport, CT); 83 years oldMarried Jeanette Brundage June 27, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 72 Grumman Avenue and 290 Main Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on September 8, 1941Serial number 3105211428TH INFANTRY DIVISIONName is also John V. Uccellini in some records. Held in German POW camp Stalag 11B FallingbostelContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CARLTON JOHN SCHILCHER; U.S. ARMY

January 18, 1919 (New Canaan, CT) – September 10, 1987 (Londonderry, VT); 68 years old Married Marjorie Comstock on July 5, 1941 in New Canaan, CTOne daughter Jane, and one son Raymond.Local address: Silvermine Avenue, Wilton and 166 Old Kings Highway, WestportEnlisted on March 3, 1943Serial number 31328990106TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 106TH RECONNAISSANCE TROOP Held inContinue reading “PRIVATE CARLTON JOHN SCHILCHER; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE NICHOLAS MICHAEL RUSSO; U.S. ARMY

April 7, 1924 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1998 (Norwalk, CT); 74 years oldMarried to Joan Beardsley on April 19, 1952 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 23 River Street, NorwalkSerial number 31336854UNIT: CHEMICAL WARFARE SERVICE Held in German POW camp Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13. From The Norwalk Hour May 24, 1945 Private Nicholas M. Russo,Continue reading “PRIVATE NICHOLAS MICHAEL RUSSO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1924 (Ormskirk, England) – November 5, 1980 (Fort Sam Houston, TX); 56 years oldMarried to Irene Eva Maria Rathske (1925-2013)Local address: 155 Washington Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on March 9, 1943. Served until December 17, 1972.Serial number 32867932Served for 29 years during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Held in German POW camp Stalag 2B HammersteinContinue reading “PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – Unknown dateMarried and one son (need to verify)Local address: 30 Avenue D, Norwalk and 4 Smith Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on March 3, 1943Serial number 3132905634TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity of Koslin & Stolp) West Prussia 53-17. From TheContinue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; U.S. ARMY”

STAFF SERGEANT LAWRENCE JOSEPH MANZI JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 27, 1912 (Norwalk, CT) – February 19, 2007 (New Milford, CT); 94 years oldMarried Carmella Tuozzolo on April 25, 1938 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 31 Chapel St (1930), 4 Hedge Drive and 27 Lakeview Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on April 3, 1943Serial number 3133156110TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 3C Alt Drewitz Brandenburg,Continue reading “STAFF SERGEANT LAWRENCE JOSEPH MANZI JR.; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 22, 1924 (Bridgeport, CT) – February 11, 1979 (Malibu, CA); 54 years oldMarried to Doris Jean Dunkel of Gloversville, NY on September 20, 1947 in GloversivilleDaughters Barbara and Constance. One son, John.Enlisted on July 1943Serial number 31335679106TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 422ND INFANTRY REGIMENT POW record has no entry for what camp Private Jerman was in.Continue reading “PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THOMAS JOSEPH GARGIULO; U.S. ARMY

June 13, 1918 (Stratford, CT) – April 17, 2017 (Prior Lake, MN); 98 years oldMarried to Mary Rose Depanfilis (1916-?) on January 15, 1944 in Norwalk, CTOne daughter Maryanne, and one son ThomasLast local address: 19 Hillside, South Norwalk and 15 Thistle Road, NorwalkEnlisted on May 6, 1944Serial number 31466657UNKNOWN INFANTRY UNIT Last name alsoContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THOMAS JOSEPH GARGIULO; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY

December 27, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – December 9, 2001 (Norwalk, CT); 81 years oldMarried to Winifred Reece (1923-1998) on November 8, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 26 Prospect Street, NorwalkEnlisted on September 10, 1942Service number 1109511778TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 310TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 2ND BATTALION, HEADQUARTERS COMPANY Captured December 16, 1944, Battle of the Bulge, Kesternick,Continue reading “TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY

February 3, 1912 (Saint-Philippe, Quebec, Canada) – November 8, 1991 (Norwalk, CT); 79 years oldMarried Mavis Reed (1917-2002) on March 2, 1935 in Groveton, NH; divorced in 1941Married Bertha Eleck (1912-2000) on August 4, 1945 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 67 Cedar Crest Place, NorwalkEnlisted August 25, 1943Serial number 31338286Infantry unit, but exact unit ofContinue reading “SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY”