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 oldUnmarriedLast local address: 24 Spring Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1952Service number: 11244630446TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 123RD FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION, BATTERY B From The Norwalk Hour September 3, 1952 Word has been received from the Army Hospital, Camp Roberts, California, of the sudden death of PrivateContinue 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 oldUnmarriedLast 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) Awarded theContinue 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 oldUnmarriedLast 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 From The Norwalk Hour February 18, 1955 Interment services forContinue 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 oldUnmarriedLast 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 First LieutenantContinue 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: Indian Hill Road, NorwalkService 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,Continue 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 oldUnmarriedLast 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 Class BrowneContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”