SERGEANT GEORGE ALLEN LANG; U.S. ARMY

November 7, 1914 (Detroit, MI) – October 20, 2010 (Atlanta, GA); 95 years oldMarried Barbara Noack Miller March 15, 1950 in Norwalk, CTTwo daughters Judith and MaryLast local address: 67 Newtown Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on August 1943Serial number 3133830228TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in German POW camp Stalag 2A Neubrandenburg Mecklenberg 53-13. From The Norwalk Hour AprilContinue reading “SERGEANT GEORGE ALLEN LANG; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 22, 1924 (Bridgeport, CT) – February 11, 1979 (Malibu, CA); 54 years oldMarried to Doris Jean Dunkel of Gloversville, NY on September 20, 1947 in GloversivilleDaughters Barbara and Constance. One son, John.Enlisted on July 1943Serial number 31335679106TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 422ND INFANTRY REGIMENT POW record has no entry for what camp Private Jerman was in.Continue reading “PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THOMAS JOSEPH GARGIULO; U.S. ARMY

June 13, 1918 (Stratford, CT) – April 17, 2017 (Prior Lake, MN); 98 years oldMarried to Mary Rose Depanfilis (1916-?) on January 15, 1944 in Norwalk, CTOne daughter Maryanne, and one son ThomasLast local address: 19 Hillside, South Norwalk and 15 Thistle Road, NorwalkEnlisted on May 6, 1944Serial number 3146665742ND INFANTRY DIVISION, 223RD INFANTRY REGIMENTContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THOMAS JOSEPH GARGIULO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FREDERICK DEFINIS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

March 21, 1924 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 18, 2013 (Norwalk, CT); 88 years oldMarried to Anne Perniciaro April 3, 1948Daughter Ann Marie Definis Dustin (1953-2018), and one son, Frederick.Last local address: 14 Neptune Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on November 24, 1942Serial number 1110277795TH BOMB GROUP; 336TH BOMB SQUADRON Held in Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug)Continue reading “SERGEANT FREDERICK DEFINIS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT HARVEY DRAPER COOKE JR.; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

March 28, 1923 (Winthrop, MA) – September 5, 1997 (Lake Worth, FL); 74 years oldMarried to Grace McGuire on September 29, 1945 in Sherman, CTLast local address: Pine Point, RowaytonEnlisted on June 15, 1942Serial number 11072168306TH BOMB GROUP, 367TH BOMB SQUADRON POW in German camp Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11. DetailsContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT HARVEY DRAPER COOKE JR.; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – June 3, 2012 (unknown); 91 years oldMarried to Alice Vellios (1924-2005) on December 3, 1950 in Brockton, MALast local address: 12 Academy Street, Norwalk; & 7 Cranbury Woods Road, NorwalkEnlisted April 3, 1943Serial number 31331572UNKNOWN INFANTRY UNIT POW in German Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity ofContinue reading “PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

January 15, 1919 (New Haven, CT) – January 7, 2003 (Middletown, CT); 83 years oldMarried to Charlotte Cohn (1923-1994) on December 7, 1941 in Norwalk, CTMarried to Eileen Porter (1927-2004) on October 16, 1996 in Norwalk, CTOne son, Ronald Wayne, and two daughters, Joanne and Francine.Last local address: 8 Spring Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on FebruaryContinue reading “SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY

March 11, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – July 20, 2004 (Bridgeport, CT); 84 years oldThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenLast local address: 19 Fort Point Street, East NorwalkMarried to Esther Faust on July 4, 1939 in Norwalk, CTThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenEnlisted May 10, 1944Serial number 3146694719THContinue reading “PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY

February 3, 1912 (Saint-Philippe, Quebec, Canada) – November 8, 1991 (Norwalk, CT); 79 years oldMarried Mavis Reed (1917-2002) on March 2, 1935 in Groveton, NH; divorced in 1941Married Bertha Eleck (1912-2000) on August 4, 1945 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 67 Cedar Crest Place, NorwalkEnlisted August 25, 1943Serial number 31338286Infantry unit, but exact unit ofContinue reading “SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOHN EUGENE BOISSEAU; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

February 27, 1917 (Sioux City, Iowa) – July 15, 1995 (Atlanta, GA); 78 years oldMarried to Helen Marie Tate on June 26, 1946 in Des Moines, IowaMarried to Mary L. Keuhm on November 27, 1976 in Westport, ConnecticutLast local address: 2 Gonczy Road, WestportEnlisted January 20, 1942Serial number 1907807892ND BOMBARDMENT GROUP, 327TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (HEAVY)Continue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT JOHN EUGENE BOISSEAU; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”