LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE TED LEON HALL; U.S. NAVY

October 19, 1919 (Lenoir, NC) – February 11, 1945; 25 years old; married to Mary Helen Carter Hall (1915-2009) on March 20, 1943 in Virginia; no childrenEnlisted January 8, 1942 from Chicago, ILService number: 4117998 Mrs. Hall’s parents, the Reverend & Mrs. Linden J. Carter, lived at 16 Van Zant Street, East Norwalk. July 31,Continue reading “LIEUTENANT JUNIOR GRADE TED LEON HALL; U.S. NAVY”

CAPTAIN RODERICK STEPHEN GOODSPEED HALL; U.S. ARMY

August 12, 1915 (Beijing, China) – February 20, 1945; 29 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 185 East Avenue, Norwalk (1930 census; 14 years old)Enlisted September 8, 1941 from NorwalkService number: O-11141502677TH REGIMENT OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES (OSS – Precursor to the CIA) Awarded the Army Distinguished Service Cross, Legion of Merit, and Purple Heart Medal.Continue reading “CAPTAIN RODERICK STEPHEN GOODSPEED HALL; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE WALTER KENNETH HALL; U.S. ARMY

May 17, 1896 (Norwalk, CT) – January 9, 1918; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 10 Elm Grove, Norwalk11TH QUARTERMASTER CORPS, MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY He contracted dysentery and died in a hospital in Jersey City, NJ. Was on the manifest for an outgoing ship departure on January 8, 1918 but was scratched from the list.Continue reading “PRIVATE WALTER KENNETH HALL; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ROBERT SLYBUN HALL; U.S. ARMY

December 26, 1899 (Bridgeport, CT) – October 24, 1918; 18 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 11 North Main Street, South NorwalkEntered service April 24, 1917Serial number 105646319TH INFANTRY, COMPANY E Worked as a Hatter and an electrician prior to service. Died of bronchial pneumonia at Camp Benning, Columbus, Georgia. More than likely related to theContinue reading “PRIVATE ROBERT SLYBUN HALL; U.S. ARMY”