October 5, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – August 28, 2012 (Norwalk, CT); 91 years oldMarried to Marian Tomasian on May 27, 1942 in NorwalkLived at 12 Cleveland Terrace prior to enlistingEnlisted September 18, 1942Serial number O-81674296TH BOMB GROUP, 339TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (HEAVY) Received the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart Medal. Co-pilot of B17G tail #42-40016, akaContinue reading “SECOND LIEUTENANT JOSEPH WILLIAM KISKA; ARMY AIR FORCE”
December 27, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – December 9, 2001Enlisted on September 10, 1942Serial Number: 11095117Radio Operator Fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Captured December 16, 1944. POW at Stalag 4B in Germany. Liberated April 28, 1945. Returned to U.S. May 29, 1945. Discharged December 9, 1945.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. POWs PFC David Hughes Blackman, Army, GermanyPFC JohnContinue reading “POW/MIA from Norwalk”
November 22, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – June 13, 1980; 56 years oldMarried Beulah Mae Scofield on November 26, 1942 in Norwalk, CTOne daughter, VirginiaLocal address: 23 Leonard Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 2, 1943Serial number 3133143066TH INFANTRY DIVISION Wounded In Action. Recipient of the Purple Heart Medal. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge and wasContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY”