PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1919 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 31, 2003 (Westport, CT); 83 years oldMarried Jeanette Brundage June 27, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 72 Grumman Avenue and 290 Main Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on September 8, 1941Serial number 3105211428TH INFANTRY DIVISIONName is also John V. Uccellini in some records. Held in German POW camp Stalag 11B FallingbostelContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS VENARIO JOHN UCCELLINI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SYDNEY HENRY STEINBERG; U.S. ARMY

September 9, 1911 (Springfield, MA) – November 16, 1982 (Norwalk, CT); 71 years oldMarried to Elsie Regenstreif on June 29, 1941 in New York CityLocal address: Knickerbocker Avenue, East NorwalkEnlisted on August 4, 1943Serial number 3133827330TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held at German POW camp Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work CampContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS SYDNEY HENRY STEINBERG; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FRANK PRATT SMITH; U.S. ARMY

May 10, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – September 27, 1986 (Tampa, FL); 67 years oldMarried Mildred W. Farrell (1927-1965) on March 21, 1946 in Danbury, CTSon, Private James Pratt Smith, USMC (1947-1968); killed in South VietnamSon, William Edwards of Tampa, FLMarried again in July 1966 in Hillsborough, FLLocal address 13 Center Street, NorwalkEnlisted on September 26,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FRANK PRATT SMITH; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GERHART “DUTCH” RISTAU; U.S. ARMY

January 15, 1910 (Plock, Poland) – January 18, 1999 (Norwalk, CT); 89 years oldMarried Honnour Hackett (1912-2010) on January 31, 1931 in Torrington, CTOne son Theodore (1932-2021), and one daughter Dorothy (1931-)Local address: 36 ½ Adams Avenue, and 44 Tierney Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1944Serial number 31409235Unit: unknown infantry unit Immigrated from PolandContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GERHART “DUTCH” RISTAU; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH RAGUSEO; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1915 (Brooklyn, NY) – January 31, 1981 (Norwalk, CT); 65 years oldMarried to Rose Garofalo on January 19, 1946 in Fairfield, CTTwo daughters, Jo Ann and TheresaLocal address: 76 Lexington Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 5, 1943Serial number 31338315Unit: 30th Infantry Division, 119th Infantry Regiment, Company G Held in German POW camp StalagContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOSEPH RAGUSEO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD WILLIAM PERRY; U.S. ARMY

March 29, 1925 (Braintree, MA) – December 27, 1998 (Norwalk, CT); 73 years oldMarried to Dorothy Pepe January 26, 1946 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 24 Spring Street, South Norwalk and 15 Plymouth Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted June 17, 1943Serial number 3133559545TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity ofKoslinContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD WILLIAM PERRY; U.S. ARMY”