PRIVATE HERBERT TURNER COLLINGS SR., U.S. ARMY

September 10, 1893 (Danbury, CT) – November 13, 1961 (Norwalk, CT); 68 years oldMarried to Olivia Bliss on October 6, 1921 in Norwalk, CT. One son, Herbert T. Collings Jr. who served in the U.S. Army’s 1st Cavalry Division and was killed in the Philippines during World War II.Last local address: Rowayton Avenue (1910), 19Continue reading “PRIVATE HERBERT TURNER COLLINGS SR., U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS HERBERT TURNER COLLINGS JR.; U.S. ARMY

December 17, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – December 16, 1944; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 8 Reed Street, NorwalkEnlisted on May 30, 1942Service number: 180896181ST CAVALRY DIVISION, 7TH CAVALRY REGIMENT, TROOP E Norwalk High School Class of ‘39 Officially listed as Killed In Action by the U.S. Army on the island of Leyte in theContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS HERBERT TURNER COLLINGS JR.; U.S. ARMY”