LOUIS FRANK ACUNZO; U.S. ARMY

July 4, 1918 (Norwalk, CT) – June 21, 2006 (Norwalk, CT); 87 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 122 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on September 8, 1941Service number 310521044TH INFANTRY DIVISION Wounded in action by artillery fragments in the thumb and thigh in June and November 1944. Landed at Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.Continue reading “LOUIS FRANK ACUNZO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE JOHN RESTIVO; U.S. ARMY

August 28, 1894 (Palermo, Italy) – June 20, 1974; 79 years oldLast local address: 7 Glover Avenue, Norwalk (1940 census)Enlisted March 29, 19188TH INFANTRY, 12TH MACHINE GUN BATTALION, COMPANY DDischarge August 4, 1919 Wounded in action. Gassed with mustard gas on July 19, 1918 at Aisne-Marne, France during the Battle of Argonne. Medals from leftContinue reading “PRIVATE JOHN RESTIVO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DOUGLAS ARTHUR BORA SR.; U.S. ARMY

April 5, 1924 (Burlington, VT) – May 25, 2015 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Jean Ritchey July 28, 1951 in Darien, CTMoved to Norwalk in the 1960s and lived at 27 Rowayton Avenue, RowaytonSerial number 3286841684TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 335TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, COMPANY G Also received the Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star with V device.

PFC DAVID HUGHES BLACKMAN JR., ARMY

October 24, 1923 (Stamford, CT) – October 4, 2017 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Edna Noble BlackmanAddress: 221 West Rocks Road, NorwalkEnlisted on March 2, 1943Serial number 3132650380TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 318TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, COMPANY L Wounded in action in France. As told by family: “Served in Northern France and Rhineland where he was taken as a POWContinue reading “PFC DAVID HUGHES BLACKMAN JR., ARMY”

STAFF SERGEANT LOUIS WILLIAM VINGO; U.S. ARMY

May 12, 1917 (Norwalk, CT) – December 28, 1944; 27 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 78 Taylor Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted February 12, 1941Service number: 310105934TH ARMORED DIVISION, 35TH TANK BATTALION Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Norwalk High School Class of ‘35 From The Norwalk Hour January 18, 1945 Sergeant Louis W. Vingo, 26, son of Mrs.Continue reading “STAFF SERGEANT LOUIS WILLIAM VINGO; U.S. ARMY”

STAFF SERGEANT ROBERT MURRAY SMITH; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

April 29, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – September 23, 1943; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 144 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted September 22, 1942Service number: 1109564696TH BOMBER GROUP (HEAVY), 413TH BOMBER SQUADRONMissing In Action (at sea) Awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart Medal. Norwalk High School Class of ’40 Credited with 10 KIA according toContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT ROBERT MURRAY SMITH; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

SECOND LIEUTENANT WALTER DELNOR SLOAT JR.; U.S. ARMY

August 24, 1907 (Brooklyn, NY) – November 27, 1943; 36 years old; married to Camilla Baxter Sloat who was born in Rowayton, CT and moved back to South Beach Drive around 1946; one son Marshall Service number: O-50939831ST SIGNAL CONSTRUCTION BATTALION Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Walter was a passenger on the His Majesty’s TransportContinue reading “SECOND LIEUTENANT WALTER DELNOR SLOAT JR.; U.S. ARMY”

STAFF SERGEANT FRANK KLUCK SEIDEL JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 15, 1915 (Boston, MA) – February 12, 1945; 29 years old; married to Patricia Ann Harrington Seidel (1917-2003); two children Frank & CynthiaLast local address: 69 East Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted March 8, 1944Service number: 3145436280TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 318TH INFANTRY DIVISION From the Troy (NY) Record on March 8, 1945 Frank K. Seidel Jr., was killedContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT FRANK KLUCK SEIDEL JR.; U.S. ARMY”