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

May 3, 1919 (Norwich, CT) – December 7, 1941; 22 years oldUnmarriedFather listed at 72 Boswell Avenue, NorwichEnlisted on October 15, 1940Service number 2072955USS Arizona (BB-39) Born to Giuseppe “Joseph” (1884-1952) and Rosie Greicha Quarto (1894-1971). One brother, James (1924-1993). Two sisters Louise L. Quarto Bargenquast Valenti (1917-2004) and Angelone (1920-1969). Received the Purple HeartContinue 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 oldUnmarriedFather listed at 16 St. Regis Avenue, NorwichEnlisted on October 16, 1939Service number 2072034USS Arizona (BB-39) Born to Cornelius (1894-1983) and Agnes Myesky Carlson (1902-1980). One brother, Raymond (1918-2011), and one sister, Joyce O. Carlson Johannessen (1931-2015). Received the Purple Heart Medal. Letter homeContinue reading “STOREKEEPER THIRD CLASS HARRY LUDWIG “BUD” CARLSON; U.S. NAVY”