SEAMAN FIRST CLASS MIKE JOSEPH QUARTO; U.S. NAVY

May 3, 1919 (Norwich, CT) – December 7, 1941; 20 or 21 years old; unmarriedFather listed at 72 Boswell Avenue, NorwichEnlisted on October 15, 1940Service number 2072955USS ARIZONA (BB-39) Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Like Stanley Orzech and George Povesko, Seaman Quarto enlisted on October 15, 1940Continue reading “SEAMAN FIRST CLASS MIKE JOSEPH QUARTO; U.S. NAVY”

STOREKEEPER THIRD CLASS HARRY LUDWIG “BUD” CARLSON; U.S. NAVY

May 23, 1921 (Norwich, CT) – December 7, 1941; 20 years old; unmarriedFather listed at 16 St. Regis Avenue, NorwichEnlisted on October 16, 1939Service number 2072034USS ARIZONA (BB-39) Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Memorialized Courts of the Missing, Court 5, Honolulu Memorial, 2177 Puowaina Drive, Hawaii