CORPORAL LORETO BIAGIO PELLEGRINI; U.S. ARMY

June 15, 1919 (Leominster, MA) – June 8, 1989 (Norwalk, CT); 69 years oldMarried to Patricia Evelyn Credit Pellegrini (1918-2004) in 1943.Children (unknown)Local address: 29 Grandview Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on February 15, 1943Serial number 31259964Unit (unknown) Giuseppe (1877-1965) and Giovanna “Jenny” Cugini Pellegrini (1879-1957), both born in Italy. Three brothers, Biagio (1906-1927), Gerardo (1912-1977) and LucioContinue reading “CORPORAL LORETO BIAGIO PELLEGRINI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ERIC HERBERT MILLER; U.S. ARMY

February 2, 1896 (Germany) – October 14, 1960 (West Haven, CT); 64 years oldMarried to Marie Hadden Miller (1902-1999) on April 21, 1926 in Norwalk, CT.Children Eric Jr. (1928-2008) and Shirley Miller Hanlon (1931-2010).Local address: 5 Aiken Street and 3 June Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on October 3, 1917; Discharged June 4, 2019Serial number 1923182Unit: 326th Infantry,Continue reading “PRIVATE ERIC HERBERT MILLER; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES KETRINCHECK; U.S. ARMY

January 10, 1910 (Daisy Town, PA) – June 27, 1959 (Norwalk, CT); 49 years oldUnmarriedLocal address: 12 Crescent Terrace and 76 Lexington AvenueUnit: 88th Infantry Division, 351st Infantry Regiment Born to Stephen (1884-1962) and Ketrinchek, both born in Hungary. Four brothers Frank (1916-1992), Louis (1911-1997), Albert (1912-1990) and Stephen Jr. One sister, Mary Kertrincheck MolaContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES KETRINCHECK; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY

March 30, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – November 30, 2019 (Jacksonville, FL); 94 years oldMarried to Caroline Yeadaker (1923-2014) on November 26, 1949 in Miami, Florida.Children Janet Kavanewsky Flinchum (1957-), Laura Kavanewsky Tiderman (1959-), Stephen (1956-), and John Jr. (1953-). Local address: Skytop Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on July 6, 1943Serial number 01336673Unit: 99th Infantry Division, 393rd InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY

May 4, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – December 30, 1972 (Norwalk, CT); 56 years oldMarried to Margaret Wilhelmena Kaiser (1925-1997) on January 5, 1952 in Norwalk.No childrenLocal address 11 Nelson Avenue and 22 Roosevelt StreetEnlisted on August 7, 1941Serial number 31049859Unit: 33rd Infantry Division, 132nd Infantry Regiment Born to Richard (1872-1951) and Margaret (1880-1959). One brother,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM WHITNEY GESNER; U.S. ARMY

October 30, 1915 (Maspeth, NY) – September 4, 1957 (Norwalk, CT); 41 years oldMarried to Margaret Rusin Gesner (1917-1953) on November 16, 1936.One son, Robert William Gesner (1940-). Graduated from West Point, Class of 1964.Local address 8 Burwell Street and Deerwood Manor.Enlisted on October 5, 1942Serial number 11096185Unit: 82nd Airborne Division, 508th Parachute Infantry RegimentContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM WHITNEY GESNER; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT VINCENT DONALD FLAHERTY; U.S. ARMY

June 14, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – May 6, 1999 (Norwalk, CT); 78 years old Married to Regina Marie O’Marra Flaherty (1928-present) on October 8, 1960 in Norwalk, CTChildren (unknown)Local address: 19 Merrill, and 31 High StreetEnlisted on June 9, 1943, right after graduation from Niagara University ’43Serial number 32930765Unit 9th Infantry Division, 60th Infantry RegimentContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT VINCENT DONALD FLAHERTY; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL ARTHUR CECIL EMMERSON; U.S. ARMY

September 29, 1893 (Stroud, England) – April 24, 1967 (Norwalk, CT); 73 years oldMarried to Laura Beach Emmerson (1894-1995) on August 20, 1927 in Norwalk.Two daughters, Ann Emmerson Oller (1928-2016) and Laura Emmerson Fetherston (1932-2005).Local address: 18 West Rocks RoadEnlisted on August 22, 1917. Discharged April 8, 1919.Serial number 556519Unit: 4th Infantry Division, 39th InfantryContinue reading “CORPORAL ARTHUR CECIL EMMERSON; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FELIX BRIGANTE; U.S. ARMY

January 15, 1923 (Waterbury, CT) – April 15, 1997 (Norwalk, CT); 74 years oldMarried to Bettina Radano Brigante (1926-1944) on April 19, 1947 in Norwalk, CTTwo daughters, Bernadette Brigante Pini (1948-) and Judith Brigante Keliar (1944-).Married to Helen Robinson on September 16, 1972 in Norwalk, CTLocal address 29 Coldspring Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 2, 1943SerialContinue reading “PRIVATE FELIX BRIGANTE; U.S. ARMY”

LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHRISTOPHER PETER CAPUTO; U.S. ARMY

December 17, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – April 22, 1996 (Branford, CT); 79 years oldMarried to Olga Lombardi Caputo (1921-2012). Two daughters, Janice Caputo Lapke (1952-) and Andrea Caputo Radley (1955-).Enlisted from the National Guard on February 24, 1941 as a Corporal, then April 1, 1943, was commissioned. Discharged March 13, 1946.Serial number 20132818 then O-1824639Continue reading “LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHRISTOPHER PETER CAPUTO; U.S. ARMY”