STAFF SERGEANT OTIS JESSE ROSS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

July 24, 1918 (Rangeley, ME) – March 23, 1971 (Unknown); 52 years oldMarried to Mildred Herman on February 17, 1939 in NorwalkOne son, BruceLocal address: 2 Branford Place, East NorwalkEnlisted on August 5, 1943Serial number 31338311100TH BOMB GROUP, 418TH BOMB SQUADRON Captured on December 31, 1944 near Bramel, County Wesermuende. Held in German POW campContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT OTIS JESSE ROSS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HENRY BARNUM III; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

December 8, 1917 (Lyme Rock, CT) – December 18, 2009 (Laconia, NH); 92 years oldMarried to Mary Ann Ainsworth April 28, 1945 in DarienSerial number 11040832 (enlisted) and O-1312470 (officer)Enlisted on December 29, 1941UNKNOWN UNIT Attended Yale University, Class of ’39. Held at Oflag 64 or 21B Schubin (Moved to Usedom) Poland, Altburgund 53-17.. FromContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM HENRY BARNUM III; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE STEPHEN RAYMOND

February 11, 1758 (Stamford, CT) – December 22, 1827 (Darien, CT)Married Mary Selleck on May 17, 1787 in Darien, CTChildren: Sally, James, Betsey, Susanna, Delia, Sylvanus, Fanny, StephenCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; March – December 1777 Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien, CT

LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE ERIC ALLEN JR.; U.S. NAVY

July 22, 1916 (Massachusetts) – December 8, 1941; 26 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: Noroton Heights, DarienGraduated from the United States Naval Academy June 1938USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6), FIGHTER SQUADRON SIX U.S. Naval Academy senior picture, 1938 (from navylog.navymemorial.org/) ERIC ALLEN, JR.; Manchester, VT; “Ethan” The Green Mountains lost another good Republican when Eric came to Annapolis.Continue reading “LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE ERIC ALLEN JR.; U.S. NAVY”