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 to Marion Collins Andronaco (1920-1996) on August 23, 1941 in Norwalk, CT.Children 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 SquadronContinue 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”

SERGEANT HOWARD LINCOLN FLOOD, U.S. ARMY

May 21, 1888 (Philadelphia, PA) – September 16, 1936 (Darien, CT); 48 years oldMarried to Laura Davis in Wildwood, New Jersey in 1936Last local address: 5 Chestnut Street, NorwalkEnlisted on June 12, 1917; Discharged February 12, 1919Service Number 1038273Unit: Third Infantry Division, 10th Field Artillery, Battery B Born to Elmer (1861-1915) and Caroline “Carrie” HannockContinue reading “SERGEANT HOWARD LINCOLN FLOOD, U.S. ARMY”

TEC 5 ANTHONY CLEMENS STEMPIEN JR., U.S. ARMY

July 23, 1925 (Pemberwich, NY) – July 2, 2004 (Norwalk, CT); 78 years oldMarried in 1950 to Mabel Travis (1930-2002) of Port Chester, New York.Two children, Richard and Jane Stempien.Local address: High View Road, Glenville, CTInducted on October 4, 1943 and entered active duty October 25, 1943Separated January 18, 1946 at Fort Devens, MassachusettsSerial numberContinue reading “TEC 5 ANTHONY CLEMENS STEMPIEN JR., U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1919 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 31, 2003 (Westport, CT); 83 years oldMarried Jeanette Brundage June 27, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 72 Grumman Avenue and 290 Main Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on September 8, 1941Serial number 3105211428TH INFANTRY DIVISIONName is also John V. Uccellini in some records. Held in German POW camp Stalag 11B FallingbostelContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY”