ENSIGN GEORGE ALAN MARTIN; U.S. NAVY

December 13, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – February 7, 1951; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 477 New Canaan Ave, NorwalkService Number: 505344Korean War Project Key No: 36701Unit: USS Valley Forge (CV-45); Fighter Squadron 24 (FITRON 24)MISSING IN ACTION (MIA) Born to George L. (1894-1982) and Marie L. Martin (1900-1977).  One sister, Ruth Martin Wood (1922-2016). CasualtyContinue 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 oldUnmarriedLast local address: 13 Harrison Avenue, New Canaan, CTAviation Electronics Technician Third ClassService Number: 7192151Korean War Project Key No: 35197Unit: Air Antisubmarine Squadron 25, USS Bataan (CVL-29) Born to John F. (1888-1972) and Annie Quinn Lyons (1889-1976), both born in Ireland. One brother JamesContinue 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 oldUnmarriedLast local address: Indian Hill Road, Norwalk (Silvermine)Service Number: 12320698Korean War Project Key No: 34423Unit: 1st Cavalry Division, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Headquarters & Headquarters Company Born to Meyer (1899-1961) and Gertrude Fischer (1907-1982). Two sisters, Arleen (1929-1960) and Susan (1938-1995). Casualty Location: Wonju,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, 1952MOS: 2100, Basic Ground Ordnance MaintenanceService Number: 1248616Korean War Project Key No: 3433Unit: 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Regiment, 3rd Battalion, I Company Born to Walter A. (?-?) and Ruth C. Browne (1907-1976). DonaldContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY

September 24, 1926 (Norwalk, CT) – February 13, 1951; 24 years oldEngaged to Martha Helen Urbanowicz (1923-1994); no childrenLast local address: 1 Pine Hill Road and 43 Van Zant St, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1950Corps of Engineers, 00084, Stationary FiremanService Number: 51090029Korean War Project Key No: 1841Unit: 7th Infantry Division, 13th Engineer Combat Battalion,Continue reading “PRIVATE FRANK NICHOLAS BEERWA; U.S. ARMY”