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 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, 1943Serial numberContinue 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 on April 1, 1943, was commissioned. Discharged on March 13, 1946.Serial number 20132818Continue reading “LIEUTENANT COLONEL CHRISTOPHER PETER CAPUTO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE SAVAS “SAMUEL” J. BATSOS; U.S. ARMY

March 1, 1910 (Lemnos, Greece) – April 6, 1945; 35 years oldMarried to Mary Neforos Batsos on October 29, 1939 in Stamford, CTNo childrenLocal address: Mother Mrs. Maria Batsos lived at 100 South Main Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 4, 1944Serial number 31461723Unit: 75th Infantry Division, 417th Infantry Regiment Born to John Batsos (1882-?) and MariaContinue reading “PRIVATE SAVAS “SAMUEL” J. BATSOS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE JOHN FRANCIS BARRY; U.S. ARMY

May 12, 1909 (Norwalk, CT) – June 7, 1968 (Norwalk, CT); 59 years oldMarried to Helen Silk Barry (1912-1999) on June 12, 1944 in Norwalk, CTChildren Mary Mildred Barry (1949-present), John (1947-2019) and Bryan Francis (1947-present)Local address: 40 Spring Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on June 3, 1942Serial number 31123811Unit: unknown Born to James Patrick Barry (1873-1936)Continue reading “PRIVATE JOHN FRANCIS BARRY; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICIAN GRADE 4 DOMINICK JOSEPH ANDRONACO; U.S. ARMY

November 11, 1918 (Norwalk, CT) – January 21, 1969 (Danbury, CT); 50 years oldMarried Marion Collins Andronaco (1920-1996) on August 23, 1941, in NorwalkChildren are Michael, Ellen Andronaco Ford, Wendy Andronaco Cruikshank, and Nancy Andronaco Johnson.Local address: 374 Highland AvenueEnlisted on January 19, 1942Service number 31040749Unit: 5th Armored Division, 85th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron – Mechanized,Continue reading “TECHNICIAN GRADE 4 DOMINICK JOSEPH ANDRONACO; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT WALTER GILBERT SMITH; U.S. ARMY

April 14, 1924 (Norwalk, CT) – April 5, 1995 (unknown); 70 years oldMarried to Stephania Skoczylas (1917-2003) on April 30, 1949, in New Canaan, CTTwo sons, Robert and William.Last local address: 55 Belden Avenue and 29 Saddle RoadEnlisted on April 15, 1942 (one day after his 18th birthday)Serial number 11066119Unit: 1st Infantry Division, 5th InfantryContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT WALTER GILBERT SMITH; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FRANK DAVID FALASCA; U.S. ARMY

June 21, 1921 (Norwalk, CT) – May 10, 2007 (Okaloosa County, FL); 87 years oldMarried to Grace Elizabeth Lucskay (1920-1985) on March 17, 1943 in Norwalk, CTTwo children, Richard (1946-2016), and Bonnie Lou Falasca Gavaghan (1952-).Local address: 8 Naramake Avenue, South Norwalk and 36 Chatham Drive.Enlisted on October 3, 1942Service number 31193073Unit: 95th Infantry Division,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FRANK DAVID FALASCA; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FERDINAND POTE; U.S. ARMY

March 28, 1915 (Jeannette, PA) – July 11, 2005 (Norwalk, CT); 90 years oldMarried to Virginia Moscariello Pote (1923-2008) on May 13, 1944 in Norwalk.Children are Fred (1946-?), John (1947-2004), and Vincent (1954-?).Last local address: 40 Spring Street, Norwalk and 7 Chestnut Hill RoadEnlisted on June 3, 1942Serial number: 31123777Unit: 9th Infantry Division, 60th InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FERDINAND POTE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE SAMUEL CHARLES POLLEY, U.S. ARMY

January 31, 1892 (Norwalk, CT) – November 19, 1967 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Ida Litoff on April 7, 1929 in New Haven, ConnecticutThree children; a son, Benjamin (1930-2017), and two daughters, Celia (1931-2015) and Dorothy (1938-). Last local address: 135 Stuart Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on December 17, 1917Unit: 26th Division (Yankee Division), 102nd Infantry Regiment, HQ CompanyContinue reading “PRIVATE SAMUEL CHARLES POLLEY, U.S. ARMY”