SEAMAN FIRST CLASS GEORGE PHILIP VAN ALSTYNE; U.S. COAST GUARD

August 10, 1917 (New Haven, CT) – September 9, 1942; 25 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 1 Stevens Street, NorwalkService number: 505095USS MUSKEGET (WAG-48)Missing In Action (MIA) at sea Awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Norwalk High School Class of ‘36 Son of Mrs. Rachael F. Van Alstyne, 114 W. 16th St., New York, NY, formerly ofContinue reading “SEAMAN FIRST CLASS GEORGE PHILIP VAN ALSTYNE; U.S. COAST GUARD”

QUARTERMASTER THIRD CLASS WALTON BENNETT VAIL; U.S. COAST GUARD

May 16, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – September 9, 1942; 23 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 29 Adams Avenue, Norwalk; mother at 75 Gregory Boulevard, East NorwalkService number: 239188USS MUSKEGET (WAG-48)Missing In Action (MIA) Awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Seaman First Class George Philip Van Alstyne of Norwalk also died in this incident. Mission: North Atlantic WeatherContinue reading “QUARTERMASTER THIRD CLASS WALTON BENNETT VAIL; U.S. COAST GUARD”

WALTER KELLY PEET; U.S. COAST GUARD

January 14, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – May 31, 1943; 21 years oldMarried to the former Lillian Kelly (1925-2000) on September 19, 1942 in Darien, CT; no childrenLast local address: 35 Nolan Street, Norwalk Norwalk High School Class of ‘40 From The Norwalk Hour June 1, 1943 Walter Peet, 21, of 35 Nolan Street, with theContinue reading “WALTER KELLY PEET; U.S. COAST GUARD”