CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY

July 31, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – June 11, 1969; 24 years oldMarried to Elaine Ramanauskas Palmenta on July 25, 1964 in NorwalkOne child, daughter ChristinaLast local address: 9 Gordon Street and 68 Chestnut Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on June 20, 1968MOS: 13A10, Field ArtilleryTour Start Date: January 7, 1969Service number: 56840481Unit: Americal Division, 196th Infantry Brigade, 82nd Artillery Regiment, 3rdContinue reading “CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY

March 19, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – December 21, 1967; 20 years oldMarried to Barbara VanSteenburg Kaske on July 14, 1967.One daughter, Danielle, who was not born yet at time of death.Last local address: 20 Poplar Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 22, 1967; MOS 11B10, Light Weapons InfantryService number: 52722617Tour Start Date: October 22, 1967Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 27thContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY”

SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY

November 15, 1948 (Farmville, NC) – May 19, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Anna Asberry Davis on October 11, 1968 in NorwalkOne son, MichaelLast local address: 6 Pine Street, NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1967; MOS: 16F20, Light Air Defense Artillery Crew-memberTour Start Date: October 18, 1968Service number: 67037580Unit: I Field Force, 108th Artillery Group, 44th Artillery Regiment, 1stContinue reading “SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

July 22, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 02, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Rose Schroeter Bachman on September 1, 1967 in NorwalkOne child, Christopher Charles William Bachman (1968-2007)Two grandchildren, Christopher and EmilyLast local address: 1 Testa Place, South Norwalk and 74 Dry Hill Road, NorwalkEnlisted on February 18, 1969MOS: 91A10, Medical CorpsmanTour Start Date: July 27, 1969; killed 2Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY

January 31, 1932 (Connecticut) – August 29, 1952; 20 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 24 Spring Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1952Service number: 11244630Unit: 446th Infantry Division, 123rd Field Artillery Battalion, Battery B Born to Franklin Douglas (1887-1959) and Grace May Sheffler Scofield (1899-1951). Two brothers, Russell E. (1925-1998) and Douglas (1928-2004); two sisters Doris ScofieldContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH AMERICO RIZZI; U.S. ARMY

May 6, 1932 (Minturno, Italy) – July 23, 1953; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 11 Amundsen Street, NorwalkEnlistment date unknownMOS: 01745, Light Weapons InfantryService Number: 11255930Korean War Project Key No: 25208Unit: 7th Infantry Division, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, G Company On August 10, 2021, the mystery of PFC Rizzi’s birthday and middle name wereContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH AMERICO RIZZI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE JAY FISCHER; U.S. ARMY

February 23, 1931 (New York, NY) – January 16, 1951; 19 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: Indian Hill Road, NorwalkService Number: 12320698Korean War Project Key No: 34423Unit: 1st Cavalry Division, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Headquarters & Headquarters Company Born to Meyer (1899-1961) and Gertrude Fischer (1907-1982). Two sisters, Arleen (1929-1960) and Susan (1938-1995). Casualty Location: Wonju, SouthContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE JAY FISCHER; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY

September 24, 1926 (Norwalk, CT) – February 13, 1951; 24 years oldEngaged to Martha Helen Urbanowicz (1923-1994); no childrenLast local address: 1 Pine Hill Road and 43 Van Zant St, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1950Corps of Engineers, 00084, Stationary FiremanService Number: 51090029Korean War Project Key No: 1841Unit: 7th Infantry Division, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion,Continue reading “PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE PAUL MORRIS JOHNSON, U.S. ARMY

October 8, 1922 (Waterbury, CT) – December 8, 1941; 19 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: Greenwood Avenue, WaterburyEnlisted on April 23, 1941Service number 11010756Unit: 64th Coast Artillery Corps, Battery E Born to Henry Johnson (1889-1960) and Bertha Fannick Johnson (1900-1973). Two brothers, Alvin (1914-1990) and David (1928-?). Three sisters, Anita (1915-1986), Debora (1926-1980) and Edith (1927-2016).Continue reading “PRIVATE PAUL MORRIS JOHNSON, U.S. ARMY”