HOSPITALMAN SECOND CLASS PHILIP ROGER MARZOLF; U.S. NAVY

August 14, 1930 (Staten Island, NY) – January 6, 2011 (Norwalk, CT); 80 years oldMarried to Evelyn Lemieux (1932-2016) on September 3, 1955 in Willimantic, CT.Married to Paula (1936-) on January 31, 1964, in New York.Married to Barbara A. Flynn on December 28, 1986, in Norwalk, CT.One daughter, Kristine (1971-). Three sons, Karl (1959-1983), ErichContinue reading “HOSPITALMAN SECOND CLASS 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 oldMarried the former Dorothy G. Tooker (1909-2002) on July 31, 1931 in NorwalkChildren, Dorothy J (1937-1992), 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 BornContinue 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: 11244630Unit: 446th Infantry Division, 123rd Field Artillery Battalion, Battery B Born to Franklin Douglas (1887-1959) and Grace May Sheffler Scofield (1899-1951). Two brothers, Russell E. (1925-1998) and Douglas (1928-2004); two sisters Doris ScofieldContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALLEN EDGAR SCOFIELD; U.S. ARMY”

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

May 6, 1932 (Minturno, Italy) – July 23, 1953; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 11 Amundsen Street, NorwalkEnlistment in October 1952MOS: 01745, Light Weapons InfantryService Number: 11255930Korean War Project Key No: 25208Unit: 7th Infantry Division, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, G Company On August 10, 2021, the mystery of PFC Rizzi’s birthday and middle nameContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH AMERICO 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: 21557Unit: 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Battalion, B Company Born to Domenick (1887-1946) and Minerva “Minnie” Wheat Nacci (1893-1959). Two brothers, Louis (1920-2005) and Vincent (1918-1997). Two sisters, AnitaContinue 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: 19499Unit: 452nd Bomb Wing, 729th Bomb SquadronMissing In Action (MIA); DPAA lists his case as “Deferred”; deferred cases are assessed to have no new and/or viable leads, or have restrictionsContinue 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 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); at sea; DPAA lists his case as “Non-Recoverable” Born to George L. (1894-1982) and Marie L. MartinContinue 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. (1908-1977) and Ruth C. Wilson Browne (1907-1976).Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS DONALD CARROLL BROWNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”