CORPORAL JOHN “JACK” JAMES SLATTERY; U.S. ARMY

May 17, 1924 (New York, NY) – December 7, 2012 (Norwalk, CT); 88 years oldMarried Margaret “Peggy” Webb on December 7, 1959 in Darien, CTLocal address: Harbor View Avenue, Rowayton and 14 Cockenoe Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on: February 2, 1943Serial number 3131350370TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 274TH INFANTRY REGIMENT No POW camp data in NARA official POW record.Continue reading “CORPORAL JOHN “JACK” JAMES SLATTERY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE NICHOLAS MICHAEL RUSSO; U.S. ARMY

April 7, 1924 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1998 (Norwalk, CT); 74 years oldMarried to Joan Beardsley on April 19, 1952 in Norwalk, CTLocal address: 23 River Street, NorwalkSerial number 31336854UNIT: CHEMICAL WARFARE SERVICE Held in German POW camp Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13. From The Norwalk Hour May 24, 1945 Private Nicholas M. Russo,Continue reading “PRIVATE NICHOLAS MICHAEL RUSSO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY

August 27, 1924 (Ormskirk, England) – November 5, 1980 (Fort Sam Houston, TX); 56 years oldMarried to Irene Eva Maria Rathske (1925-2013)Local address: 155 Washington Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on March 9, 1943. Served until December 17, 1972.Serial number 32867932Served for 29 years during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. Held in German POW camp Stalag 2B HammersteinContinue reading “PRIVATE ARTHUR ASHLEY RUSSELL; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – Unknown dateMarried and one son (need to verify)Local address: 30 Avenue D, Norwalk and 4 Smith Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on March 3, 1943Serial number 3132905634TH INFANTRY DIVISION Held in Nazi POW camp Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity of Koslin & Stolp) West Prussia 53-17. From TheContinue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY OGRINC; 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”

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”

PRIVATE HENRY F. WILLIAMS

Unknown DOB – July 7, 1864 (unknown location); unknown ageCompany D, 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery.Enlisted December 3, 1863.Wounded in the chest at Petersburg, VA on July 1, 1864.Died July 7, 1864 from those wounds.Also served in Company E, 12th Connecticut Regiment. Buried at City Point National Cemetery, Davis Street, Hopewell City, VA; plot 3172

PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER

1830 (Easton, CT)? – August 28, 1861 (Frederick, MD); 30 or 31 years oldMarried to Caroline E. Gilbert on August 12, 1852 in Danbury, CT.Company E, 5th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted July 9, 1861.Died August 28, 1861 of disease.Listed in the 1860 census at 30 years old, married to Caroline, occupation Carriage Maker. Buried at AntietamContinue reading “PRIVATE NATHAN SYLVESTER WHEELER”

PRIVATE FREDERICK F. WHEELER

1834? – September 30, 1864 (Hampton, VA); unknown ageMarried to Elizabeth A. Wheeler.Children David, Emma, Francis.Company K, 6th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted September 13, 1863.Died September 27, 1864 at Hampton Hospital of typhoid fever.Listed in the 1860 census at 25 years old, from CT and occupation as Mason.Burial information not found.