POW/MIA from Norwalk

In honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020 (yearly on the 3rd Friday in September), publishing a list of Norwalk’s POWs and MIAs is a fitting tribute. If there are any names missing, please contact the webmaster through the Contact Form or via e-mail at mvlc@norwalkct.org. POWs PFC David Hughes Blackman, Army, GermanyPFC JohnContinue reading “POW/MIA from Norwalk”

FIRST LIEUTENANT JOHN BERNARD “JACKIE” MCGUINNESS; U.S. AIR FORCE

October 18, 1928 (Norwalk, CT) – July 19, 1951; 22 years old; unmarriedLast 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 FirstContinue 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”