PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SYDNEY HENRY STEINBERG; U.S. ARMY

September 9, 1911 (Springfield, MA) – November 16, 1982 (Norwalk, CT); 71 years oldMarried to Elsie Regenstreif on June 29, 1941 in New York CityLocal address: Knickerbocker Avenue, East NorwalkEnlisted on August 4, 1943Serial number 3133827330TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held at German POW camp Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work CampContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SYDNEY HENRY STEINBERG; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL JOHN “JACK” JAMES SLATTERY; U.S. ARMY

May 17, 1924 (New York, NY) – December 7, 2012 (Norwalk, CT); 88 years oldMarried Margaret “Peggy” Webb on December 7, 1959 in Darien, CTLocal address: Harbor View Avenue, Rowayton and 14 Cockenoe Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on: February 2, 1943Serial number 3131350370TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 274TH INFANTRY REGIMENT No POW camp data in NARA official POW record.Continue reading “CORPORAL JOHN “JACK” JAMES SLATTERY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1924 (Ormskirk, England) – November 5, 1980 (Fort Sam Houston, TX); 56 years oldMarried to Irene Eva Maria Rathske (1925-2013)Local address: 155 Washington Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on March 9, 1943. Served until December 17, 1972.Serial number 32867932Served for 29 years during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Held in German POW camp Stalag 2B HammersteinContinue reading “PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GERHART “DUTCH” RISTAU; U.S. ARMY

January 15, 1910 (Plock, Poland) – January 18, 1999 (Norwalk, CT); 89 years oldMarried Honnour Hackett (1912-2010) on January 31, 1931 in Torrington, CTOne son Theodore (1932-2021), and one daughter Dorothy (1931-)Local address: 36 ½ Adams Avenue, and 44 Tierney Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1944Serial number 31409235Unit: unknown infantry unit Immigrated from PolandContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GERHART “DUTCH” RISTAU; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH RAGUSEO; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1915 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 31, 1981 (Norwalk, CT); 65 years oldMarried to Rose Garofalo on January 19, 1946 in Fairfield, CTTwo daughtersLocal address: 76 Lexington Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 5, 1943Serial number 3133831530TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 119TH INFANTRY REGIMENT Held in German POW camp Stalag 6G Bonn Rheinland, Prussia 50-07. According toContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH RAGUSEO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – Unknown dateMarried and one son (need to verify)Local address: 30 Avenue D, Norwalk and 4 Smith Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on March 3, 1943Serial number 3132905634TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity of Koslin & Stolp) West Prussia 53-17. From TheContinue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH WALTER OBUCHOWSKI; U.S. ARMY

Born April 10, 1921 (Norwalk, CT) – April 23, 2004 (Wilton, CT); 83 years oldUnmarriedLocal address: 268 Main StreetEnlisted on October 3, 1942Serial number: 3119297495TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in German POW camp Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13. From The Norwalk Hour December 22, 1944 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Obuchowski of 268 Main Street received aContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH WALTER OBUCHOWSKI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANTHONY MASTRIANNI; U.S. ARMY

October 14, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – June 10, 2008 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried to Joan M. Allegressa on June 12, 1954 in Ridgefield, CTLocal address: 10 Henry Street and 8 Boxwood Road, NorwalkEnlisted January 3, 1944Serial number 31409136106TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 9B Bad Orb Hessen-Nassau, Prussia 50-09. From TheContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANTHONY MASTRIANNI; 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”