PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 22, 1924 (Bridgeport, CT) – February 11, 1979 (Malibu, CA); 54 years oldMarried to Doris Jean Dunkel of Gloversville, NY on September 20, 1947 in GloversivilleDaughters Barbara and Constance. One son, John.Enlisted on July 1943Serial number 31335679106TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 422ND INFANTRY REGIMENT POW record has no entry for what camp Private Jerman was in.Continue reading “PRIVATE LEROY “ROY” UNDERHILL JERMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY

December 27, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – December 9, 2001 (Norwalk, CT); 81 years oldMarried to Winifred Reece (1923-1998) on November 8, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 26 Prospect Street, NorwalkEnlisted on September 10, 1942Service number 1109511778TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 310TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 2ND BATTALION, HEADQUARTERS COMPANY Captured December 16, 1944, Battle of the Bulge, Kesternick,Continue reading “TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH WILLIAM DUDAS JR.; U.S. ARMY

March 12, 1922 (Norwalk, CT) – September 24, 2004 (Norwalk, CT)Married to Margo Eastwood (1935-?)Last local address 66 Chestnut Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 1, 1942Serial number 3245479395TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Stalag 12A to 9B Limburg An Der Lahn Hessen-Nassau, Prussia 50-08. From The Norwalk Hour February 27, 1945 Private First Class Joseph Dudas,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH WILLIAM DUDAS JR.; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FREDERICK DEFINIS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

March 21, 1924 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 18, 2013 (Norwalk, CT); 88 years oldMarried to Anne Perniciaro April 3, 1948Daughter Ann Marie Definis Dustin (1953-2018), and one son, Frederick.Last local address: 14 Neptune Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on November 24, 1942Serial number 1110277795TH BOMB GROUP; 336TH BOMB SQUADRON Held in Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug)Continue reading “SERGEANT FREDERICK DEFINIS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

SERGEANT ANTHONY ANTON DAMATO; U.S. ARMY

April 15, 1917 (Bridgeport, CT) – UnknownLast local address: 101 Woodward Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on February 17, 1941 in the Pennsylvania National GuardSerial number 20317684UNKNOWN INFANTRY / PARACHUTE REGIMENT German POW camp information is unknown. While Private D’Amato has a POW record on file, the camp information is blank. There is also a hospital recordContinue reading “SERGEANT ANTHONY ANTON DAMATO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – June 3, 2012 (unknown); 91 years oldMarried to Alice Vellios (1924-2005) on December 3, 1950 in Brockton, MALast local address: 12 Academy Street, Norwalk; & 7 Cranbury Woods Road, NorwalkEnlisted April 3, 1943Serial number 31331572UNKNOWN INFANTRY UNIT POW in German Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity ofContinue reading “PRIVATE PETER BUFITHIS; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

January 15, 1919 (New Haven, CT) – January 7, 2003 (Middletown, CT); 83 years oldMarried to Charlotte Cohn (1923-1994) on December 7, 1941 in Norwalk, CTMarried to Eileen Porter (1927-2004) on October 16, 1996 in Norwalk, CTOne son, Ronald Wayne, and two daughters, Joanne and Francine.Last local address: 8 Spring Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on FebruaryContinue reading “SERGEANT SIDNEY CLIFFORD BROWN; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY

March 11, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – July 20, 2004 (Bridgeport, CT); 84 years oldThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenLast local address: 19 Fort Point Street, East NorwalkMarried to Esther Faust on July 4, 1939 in Norwalk, CTThree sons, George Jr., Arthur and Herman. One daughter KarenEnlisted May 10, 1944Serial number 3146694719THContinue reading “PRIVATE GEORGE HENRY BRITTO; U.S. ARMY”