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). One half brother, Alvin (1914-1990), one brother David (1928-?) one half sister Anita Johnson Bernstein (1915-1986)Continue reading “PRIVATE PAUL MORRIS JOHNSON, U.S. ARMY”