PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS

1948? – ?Marital status unknownLocal address: 7 Clara Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on April 8, 1966. Inducted in September 1966. Serial number 232283Unit: 9th Marines, 1st Battalion, B Company, 3rd Platoon Born to Daniel (1922-) and mother is unknown. Unknown siblings also. Wounded on April 26, 1967 by fragmentation wounds. Wounded again on July 2, 1967 inContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 21, 1933 (Warsaw, Poland) – October 15, 1991 (Texas); 58 years oldMarried to Dorothy Brose Anderle (1936-2007) on July 16, 1960 in Norwalk, CTOne child, Erika Anderle Paradis (1961-present)Local address 58 Woodward Avenue and 46 North Taylor AvenueUnknown enlistment dateService number 1223523 Unit: 1st Marine Division, ReconMOS: 0200, Basic Intelligence Born to Robert AnthonyContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN RICHARD ULMAN; U.S. ARMY

May 31, 1920 (Dornar, PA) – March 17, 2000 (Bridgeport, CT); 79 years oldMarried to Marjorie Kobaly Ulman (1919-1998) on June 23, 1941 in Norwalk, CT.One son, Robert (1941-).Local address: 53 Woodward Avenue, 7 Neptune Avenue and 44 Baxter Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on May 16, 1939Service number 161415477th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C Born to JosephContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN RICHARD ULMAN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THEODORE JAMES MCCARTHY; U.S. ARMY

November 14, 1906 (Danbury, CT) – September 29, 1960 (West Haven, CT); 53 years oldMarried to Isabelle Veronica Downey McCarthy (1914-1999)Three sons, James (1948-), Theodore Jr. (1949-), and Terrence (1951-). Local address 145 Washington Street and 57 Putnam AvenueEnlisted on April 4, 1942Serial number 31104346Unit: 101st Cavalry Group, 116th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron Born to PatrickContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THEODORE JAMES MCCARTHY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES KETRINCHECK; U.S. ARMY

January 10, 1910 (Daisy Town, PA) – June 27, 1959 (Norwalk, CT); 49 years oldUnmarriedLocal address: 12 Crescent Terrace and 76 Lexington AvenueUnit: 88th Infantry Division, 351st Infantry Regiment Born to Stephen (1884-1962) and Ketrinchek, both born in Hungary. Four brothers Frank (1916-1992), Louis (1911-1997), Albert (1912-1990) and Stephen Jr. One sister, Mary Kertrincheck MolaContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES KETRINCHECK; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY

March 30, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – November 30, 2019 (Jacksonville, FL); 94 years oldMarried to Caroline Yeadaker (1923-2014) on November 26, 1949 in Miami, Florida.Children Janet Kavanewsky Flinchum (1957-), Laura Kavanewsky Tiderman (1959-), Stephen (1956-), and John Jr. (1953-). Local address: Skytop Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on July 6, 1943Serial number 01336673Unit: 99th Infantry Division, 393rd InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY

May 4, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – December 30, 1972 (Norwalk, CT); 56 years oldMarried to Margaret Wilhelmena Kaiser (1925-1997) on January 5, 1952 in Norwalk.No childrenLocal address 11 Nelson Avenue and 22 Roosevelt StreetEnlisted on August 7, 1941Serial number 31049859Unit: 33rd Infantry Division, 132nd Infantry Regiment Born to Richard (1872-1951) and Margaret (1880-1959). One brother,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM WHITNEY GESNER; U.S. ARMY

October 30, 1915 (Maspeth, NY) – September 4, 1957 (Norwalk, CT); 41 years oldMarried to Margaret Rusin Gesner (1917-1953) on November 16, 1936.One son, Robert William Gesner (1940-). Graduated from West Point, Class of 1964.Local address 8 Burwell Street and Deerwood Manor.Enlisted on October 5, 1942Serial number 11096185Unit: 82nd Airborne Division, 508th Parachute Infantry RegimentContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM WHITNEY GESNER; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES BODNER JR.; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 28, 1915 (Norwalk, CT) – August 20, 2005 (Bridgeport, CT); 90 years oldMarried to Sophie Kovacs Bodner (1921-2000) on July 30, 1949 in Bridgeport, CTChildren (unknown)Local address: 35 Summit Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on August 30, 1942; Discharged March 10, 1945Serial number unknownUnit: unknown Born to James (1870-?) and Bertha (1875-1951), both born in Hungary. OneContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES BODNER JR.; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN ULINE STEUBER; U.S. ARMY

March 11, 1918 (Niagara Falls, NY) – July 7, 1995 (Wallingford, CT); 77 years oldMarried to Harriet Shufelt (1913-1993) on June 8, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: Richmond Hill Road and 3 Lancaster Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on October 11, 1940 and entered service on February 10, 1941Service number 20272342Unit: 390th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons, Battery BContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN ULINE STEUBER; U.S. ARMY”