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 3146665742ND INFANTRY DIVISION, 223RD INFANTRY REGIMENTContinue 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”

CORPORAL ALEXANDER ANDREW BELLUS; U.S. ARMY

April 23, 1917 (Norwalk, CT) – April 11, 1964 (Norwalk, CT); 46 years oldMarried to Sophia Premru (1916-2010) on May 31, 1947 in Norwalk, CTTwo sons, Gary and PeterLast local address: 333 Flax Hill Road, South NorwalkEnlisted January 19, 1942Serial number 310406325TH ARMORED DIVISION, 707TH TANK BATTALION, 707TH HEADQUARTERS COMPANY Held in German camp StalagContinue reading “CORPORAL ALEXANDER ANDREW BELLUS; U.S. ARMY”

NORWALK’S 45 RESIDENTS RELEASED FROM NAZI POW CAMPS

From The Norwalk Hour November 24, 1945 Red Cross War Prisoner Head Reports Her Task Completed Mrs. Douglas E. Nash Offers Resignation; Says 45 NorwalkersHeld By Nazis Now Home; Tells About Conditions In Pacific Of the 45 men in the armed services from Norwalk who were prisoners of war in Germany, all have returned homeContinue reading “NORWALK’S 45 RESIDENTS RELEASED FROM NAZI POW CAMPS”

MAJOR EVERETT WILFRED KING, U.S. ARMY

February 20, 1894 (Brooklyn, NY) – March 2, 1944 (Admiralty Islands); 50 years oldMarried to Frances Mercedes Schang (1897-1985) on March 4, 1922 in New York CitySon, Everett Lincoln (1925-2009), and a daughter Mary Elizabeth (1923-2005)Last local address Chestnut Hill AvenueServed in World War I & IIService Number O-1851075TH ARMY AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND AwardedContinue reading “MAJOR EVERETT WILFRED KING, U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE HENRY F. WILLIAMS

Unknown DOB – July 7, 1864 (unknown location); unknown ageCompany D, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.Enlisted December 3, 1863.Wounded in the chest at Petersburg, VA on July 1, 1864.Died July 7, 1864 from those wounds.Also served in Company E, 12th Connecticut Regiment. Buried at City Point National Cemetery, Davis Street, Hopewell City, VA; plot 3172

LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALBERT H. WILCOXSON

January 29, 1834 (unknown location) – March 6, 1865 (Tallahassee, FL); 31 years oldMarried to Martha Guion (1839-1872)17th Regiment, Connecticut VolunteersEnlisted July 16, 1862Wounded and captured February 5, 1865 at Dunn’s Lake FLDied March 6, 1865 at Tallahassee, FL From The Norwalk Gazette April 18, 1865 A CardSt. Augustine, FLAMarch 19th, 1865 While we bowContinue reading “LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALBERT H. WILCOXSON”