HOSPITALMAN PHILIP ROGER MARZOLF; U.S. NAVY

August 14, 1930 (Staten Island, NY) – January 6, 2011 (Norwalk, CT); 80 years oldMarried to Barbara Flynn Marzolf on December 28, 1986 in Norwalk; one daughter and three sonsLast local address: 25 Russell St, NorwalkEnlisted onService number: 7196482UNIT Received Bronze Star with V device for Valor and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster ServedContinue reading “HOSPITALMAN PHILIP ROGER MARZOLF; U.S. NAVY”

MASTER SERGEANT JOHN ANDREW CALLAHAN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

February 9, 1907 (Bridgeport, CT) – May 8, 1954; 47 years old; married the former Dorothy G. Tooker on July 31, 1931 in Norwalk; two children John and JaneLast local address: 200 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted February 24, 1941Service number: 20032951 (also 20132951 on headstone application)20TH AIR DEPOT GROUP, HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS SQUADRON Headstone applicationContinue reading “MASTER SERGEANT JOHN ANDREW CALLAHAN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY

January 31, 1932 (Connecticut) – August 29, 1952; 20 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 24 Spring Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1952Service number: 11244630446TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 123RD FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, BATTERY B Casualty Location: Camp Roberts, Monterey, California (ancestry.com message on September 18, 2019 from James Quick): “Good evening. Yes, Allen died in California. ItContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH A. RIZZI; U.S. ARMY

? 1932 (Minturno, Italy) – July 23, 1953; 20-21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 11 Amundsen Street, NorwalkEnlistment date unknown; MOS: 01745, Light Weapons InfantryService Number: 11255930Korean War Project Key No: 252087TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 31ST INFANTRY REGIMENT, 2ND BATTALION, G COMPANY Casualty Location: Outpost Dale, near Old Baldy (Hill 266 near Yeoncheon-gun, South Korea) AwardedContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH A. RIZZI; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL JULIUS CAESAR NACCI; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 11, 1930 (Darien, CT) – October 27, 1950; 20 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 351 Post Road, DarienService Number: 1074317Korean War Project Key No: 215571ST MARINE DIVISION, 1ST MARINE REGIMENT, 1ST BATTALION, B COMPANY Casualty Location: Wonsan, Kojo, Hill 109 Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Posted on koreanwar.org by Jack Witter, December 30, 2007Continue reading “CORPORAL JULIUS CAESAR NACCI; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN BERNARD “JACKIE” MCGUINNESS; U.S. AIR FORCE

October 18, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – July 19, 1951; 22 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 402B Washington Village, South NorwalkService number: 1911864Korean War Project Key No: 19499452ND BOMB WING, 729TH BOMB SQUADRON Casualty Location: between Kuni-Ri & Kanggye, North Korea in a B-26B, Aircraft #: 44-34560 Awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart Medal FirstContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN BERNARD “JACKIE” MCGUINNESS; U.S. AIR FORCE”

ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY

December 13, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – February 7, 1951; 22 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 477 New Canaan Ave, NorwalkService Number: 505344Korean War Project Key No: 36701USS VALLEY FORGE (CV-45); Fighter Squadron 24 (FITRON 24) Casualty location: off South Korea; aircraft crash, remains not recovered Awarded the Purple Heart Medal From text of combat actionContinue reading “ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY”

AVIONICS ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN THIRD CLASS JOHN FRANCIS LYONS JR.; U.S. NAVY

September 30, 1928 (New York, NY) – February 26, 1952; 23 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 13 Harrison Avenue, New Canaan, CTAviation Electronics Technician Third ClassService Number: 7192151Korean War Project Key No: 35197AIR ANTISUBMARINE SQUADRON 25; USS BATAAN (CVL-29) He died of “other causes” on February 26, 1952, USS Bataan, Air Antisubmarine Squadron. From the CruiseContinue reading “AVIONICS ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN THIRD CLASS JOHN FRANCIS LYONS JR.; U.S. NAVY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE JAY FISCHER; U.S. ARMY

February 23, 1931 (New York, NY) – January 16, 1951; 19 years old; unmarriedLast local address: unknownService Number: 12320698Korean War Project Key No: 344231ST CAVALRY DIVISION, 7TH CAVALRY REGIMENT, HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS COMPANY Casualty Location: Wonju Official cause of death is listed as “non-hostile death” – “accident.” PFC Fischer’s niece, Jan Brummett, wrote in anContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE JAY FISCHER; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 4, 1931 (Norwalk, CT) – October 29, 1952; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 42 Chestnut Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted March 10, 1952; 0311, RiflemanService Number: 1248616Korean War Project Key No: 34331ST MARINE DIV, 1st Marine Regiment, 3RD battalion, I COMPANY Casualty Location: Western Outposts, South Korea Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Private First ClassContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”