FIRST LIEUTENANT NEWTON CLARENCE WILBUR; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

March 25, 1916 (Norwich, CT) – December 15, 1998 (Indialantic, FL); 82 years oldMarried to Dorothy Anne DearingLocal address: 9 Rowayton Avenue and 9 Crockett, RowaytonEnlisted on June 3, 1941Serial number: 33094430 (Enlisted) and O-689713351ST BOMB GROUP, 509TH BOMB SQUADRON Held in German POW camp Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12. Awarded the Purple HeartContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT NEWTON CLARENCE WILBUR; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

LIEUTENANT THOMAS HOOTON

1835 (New York) – June 16, 1862 (James Island, SC); 26 or 27 years oldThe 1860 census lists Thomas Hooton in Norwalk at 25 years old and Hatter as his occupation.Company D, 7th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Also served in Company E, 1st Connecticut Volunteers for 3 months.Enlisted April 19, 1861.Promoted to Second Lieutenant September 5, 1861.KilledContinue reading “LIEUTENANT THOMAS HOOTON”