PRIVATE LAWRENCE ROBERT ZEOLI; U.S. MARINE CORPS

February 8, 1923 (Brooklyn, NY) – May 21, 1945; 22 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 12 Reynolds Street, NorwalkService number: 9071996TH MARINE DIVISION, 4TH MARINES, COMPANY C Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Died during Operation Iceberg on Okinawa, Japan May 21, 1945. From The Norwalk Hour March 8, 1945 In a recent letter to hisContinue reading “PRIVATE LAWRENCE ROBERT ZEOLI; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE BENJAMIN THOMAS WILLIAMS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 4, 1921 (Norwalk, CT) – May 11, 1945; 23 years old; married to the former Mary R. Drab (1924-1976) on August 15, 1940 in Norwalk; 4 childrenLast local address: Beverly Place, NorwalkService number 9875751ST MARINE DIVISION, 5TH MARINES Died on Okinawa. From The Norwalk Hour, June 16, 1945 Marine Private Benjamin Thomas Williams, formerlyContinue reading “PRIVATE BENJAMIN THOMAS WILLIAMS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT ERNEST ZOLTON NEVIDJON; U.S. MARINE CORPS

December 12, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – May 2, 1945; 21 years old; engaged to Alice DiDomenicaLast local address: 56 Osborne Avenue, East NorwalkService number: 518360VMB611 (MARINE BOMBING SQUADRON), MAG32, FMAW, FMF Norwalk High School Yearbook, Class of ‘42 (Class President) From VPNavy! USN, USMC, USCG and NATS Patrol Aircraft Lost or Damaged During World WarContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT ERNEST ZOLTON NEVIDJON; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LORRIN FREDERICK LANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 3, 1925 (Yantic, CT) – March 13, 1945; 20 years old; unmarriedLast local address 26 Commerce Street, NorwalkEnlisted in May 1943Service Number: 5271724TH MARINE DIVISION, 24TH MARINE SQUADRON, 1ST BATTALION, COMPANY C From The Norwalk Hour April 2, 1945 PFC LANE IS KILLED IN IWO JIMA ACTION Private First Class Lorrin Lane, 20, FourthContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LORRIN FREDERICK LANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALEXANDER GEORGE WAINIO; U.S. MARINE CORPS

October 19, 1948 (Norwalk, CT) – May 26, 1967; 18 years old; unmarriedLast known local address: Scofield Place, East NorwalkEnlisted on November 9, 1965 at 17 years, 21 days oldMOS: 0351, Anti-tank AssaultmanTour Start Date: unknownService number: 2182182III MAF, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, 5TH MARINES, 3RD BATTALION, I COMPANY Casualty Location: Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam Alexander is onContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ALEXANDER GEORGE WAINIO; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL MICHAEL JOHN SCANLON; U.S. MARINE CORPS

November 12, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – January 18, 1967; 21 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 45 Maple Street (2E)Enlisted on June 10, 1965; MOS: 0311, RiflemanTour Start Date: June 10, 1965Service number 2136902III MAF, 3RD MARINE DIVISION, 3RD RECON BATTALION, 3RD FORCE RECON COMPANY Casualty Location: Quang Tri Province Michael is on The Wall at Panel 14E, Line 50 Awarded the SilverContinue reading “CORPORAL MICHAEL JOHN SCANLON; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

LANCE CORPORAL CHARLES EDWARD RICHARDS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

July 22, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – February 04, 1968; 23 years old; unmarriedLast local address: parents both deceased; brother listed at 3 Yost Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 28, 1966; MOS: 0311, RiflemanTour Start Date: August 31, 1967Service number: 2289425III MAF, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, 5TH MARINES, 1ST BATTALION, B COMPANY Casualty Location: Thua Thien, South Vietnam Charles is onContinue reading “LANCE CORPORAL CHARLES EDWARD RICHARDS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

FIRST LIEUTENANT ALBERT MICHAEL PREVOST; U.S. MARINE CORPS

January 30, 1935 (Paris, France) – February 1, 1966; 31 years old; married to Marilyn J. Prevost; 2 sons, Albert and MichaelLast local address: 40 Wilton Avenue, NorwalkMOS: 7308, PilotTour Start Date: June 16, 1963Service number: 083622III MAF, 1ST MARINE AIR WING, Marine AERIAL REFUELER TRANSPORT SQUADRON VMGR-152, MARINE AIRCRAFT GROUP MAG-15 Casualty Location: Off the coast ofContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT ALBERT MICHAEL PREVOST; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS

January 31, 1944 (New York, NY) – July 15, 1966; 22 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 375 Rowayton Avenue, RowaytonEnlisted on August 20, 1963; MOS: 2531, Field Radio OperatorTour Start Date: unknownService number: 2041198III MAF, 3RD MARINE DIVISION, 4TH MARINES, HEADQUARTERS & SERVICE COMPANY Casualty Location: Song Ngan Valley, South Vietnam William is on The Wall at Panel 9E, Line 24 AwardedContinue reading “CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 06, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 06, 1968; 19 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 93 Woodward Avenue, Apt 8, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 30, 1966 (17 years old); MOS 0351, AssaultmanService number: 2239603Tour Start Date: July 28, 1968III MAF, 1ST MARINE DIVISION, 7TH MARINES, 2ND BATTALION, HEADQUARTERS & SERVICE COMPANY Casualty Location: Vicinity of Thuong Duc, South VietnamContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”