SEAMAN SECOND CLASS WILLIAM JOSEPH CROTTY; U.S. NAVY

March 19, 1896 (Norwalk, CT) – March 4, 1918; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 59 Stevens Street, NorwalkEnlisted in 1914 and then reenlisted on April 16, 1917 (died 18 days later)Serial number 1454266USS NORTH CAROLINA Died in the Naval Hospital in Brooklyn, New York of spinal meningitis. From The Norwalk Hour March 8, 1918Continue reading “SEAMAN SECOND CLASS WILLIAM JOSEPH CROTTY; U.S. NAVY”