War of the Revolution

After a pause of a month or so in this project, I finally found the time to dig into the list of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried in Norwalk, Connecticut. Of the 59 names on that list, several had extensive battle experience in George Washington’s Army. Others served for a monthContinue reading “War of the Revolution”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANTHONY BERNARD GREGORY; U.S. ARMY

September 12, 1917 (New York, NY) – April 8, 1945; 27 years old; married to Mary Gregory, a Private First Class in the Women’s Army Corps; no childrenLast local address: 377 Main Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 6, 1944Service number: 31409427121ST INFANTRY DIVISION THEN 3RD ARMY Awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. FromContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANTHONY BERNARD GREGORY; U.S. ARMY”

PETTY OFFICER SECOND CLASS ALLEN BURKEY GREGORY JR.; U.S. NAVY

May 31, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – March 7, 1944; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: Newtown AvenueService number: 6426012PT-337MIA (at sea) Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Having actually gone “Missing” on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until January 16, 1946 when PT-337 was sunk by JapaneseContinue reading “PETTY OFFICER SECOND CLASS ALLEN BURKEY GREGORY JR.; U.S. NAVY”