PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD CARMINE VINGO; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1914 (Norwalk, CT) – October 20, 2004 (Norwalk, CT)Married to the former Jennie Mietka who passed in 2018.Address when registered for draft: 78 Taylor Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted December 4, 1942Service number: 31272582144TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 36TH INFANTRY Wounded at Mounte Cassino in Western Italy on February 17, 1945 while sending supplies to another division onContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD CARMINE VINGO; U.S. ARMY”

SEAMAN FIRST CLASS JOSEPH JAMES SCAVO SR.; U.S. NAVY

May 26, 1923 (Carbondale, PA) –Lives in NorwalkEnlisted April 5, 1943Service number: 8074951 He is 97 years old! Wounded on October 22,1944, on the Island of Leyte, Philippines While unloading supplies and troops his LST 704 was attacked from the air and from artillery from the shore. He was told to man his battle station,Continue reading “SEAMAN FIRST CLASS JOSEPH JAMES SCAVO SR.; U.S. NAVY”

STAFF SERGEANT JOSEPH CIRIGLIANO ROMANO; U.S. ARMY

October 13, 1925 (Carlstadt, NJ) – January 17, 2020 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Florence O’Brien RomanoLast address: 1 Woodchuck Court W; NorwalkSerial number: 4206970842ND INFANTRY DIVISION (RAINBOW) Also received the Bronze Star Medal. Wounded March 15, 1945. He was raised in Brooklyn, NY and lived most of his life in Norwalk. He joined the U.S. ArmyContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT JOSEPH CIRIGLIANO ROMANO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE JOHN RESTIVO; U.S. ARMY

August 28, 1894 (Palermo, Italy) – June 20, 1974; 79 years oldLast local address: 7 Glover Avenue, Norwalk (1940 census)Enlisted March 29, 19188TH INFANTRY, 12TH MACHINE GUN BATTALION, COMPANY DDischarge August 4, 1919 Wounded in action. Gassed with mustard gas on July 19, 1918 at Aisne-Marne, France during the Battle of Argonne. Medals from leftContinue reading “PRIVATE JOHN RESTIVO; U.S. ARMY”

LANCE CORPORAL PIETRO OSIMANTI; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 30, 1949 (Rome, Italy) –Enlisted on August 30, 1966Local address when entered the service: 60 Maple Street, NorwalkDischarged in November 1968.3RD MARINE DIVISION, 26TH REGIMENT, 1ST BATTALION, COMPANY B Wounded in action while engaging the enemy at Khe Sanh February 7, 1968.

SHIP’S COOK THIRD CLASS BERLEY AUGUSTA MEARS; U.S. NAVY

May 20, 1919 (Accomack, VA) – January 12, 1977 (Norwalk, CT)Married to the former Josephine Aquino in Norwalk on October 20, 1945Local addresses: 9 Chestnut Street, South Norwalk (1946); 7 Nolan Street, Norwalk (1976)Enlisted on September 22, 1941 in Norfolk, VirginiaService number 4059727USS PC-496 Wounded when his ship, Patrol Craft USS PC-496, was destroyed byContinue reading “SHIP’S COOK THIRD CLASS BERLEY AUGUSTA MEARS; U.S. NAVY”

PRIVATE MICHAEL CATTALO LADESTRO; U.S. ARMY

October 13, 1917 (Stamford, CT) – March 13, 2014 (Wilton, CT)Married Anna Braccia September 10, 1949 in StamfordAddress: 8 Leann Drive, NorwalkEnlisted October 21, 1942713TH TANK BATTALION, B COMPANY Also received the Bronze Star Medal Wounded on April 19, 1945 at Okinawa