PRIVATE JAMES L. BRUNDAGE

Unknown DOB – August 14, 1862 (New Orleans, LA); unknown ageEnlisted on January 6, 1862 Mustered in January 8, 1862 Unit: 12th Infantry, Connecticut Volunteers, Company E Died on August 14, 1862 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Unknown cause. Buried in Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 W St Bernard Hwy, Chalmette, LA; Section 11, Grave 995. PhotoContinue reading “PRIVATE JAMES L. BRUNDAGE”

PRIVATE ZOLTAN “ZOLI” DANIEL ERDO; U.S. ARMY

February 20, 1932 (unknown) – presentMarried to Jane Shaw Erdo (1938-present) on January 12, 1963 in Norwalk.Children are: Amy Erdo Portillo (1963-), Daniel (1965-), and daughter Liza Erdo Strong (1967-).Local address: 20 Lowe Street, Glover Avenue and 5 Old Belden Hill Court.Inducted on November 17, 1952. Separated on August 25, 1954.Service number US51217191Unit: 7th InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE ZOLTAN “ZOLI” DANIEL ERDO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE SAVAS “SAMUEL” J. BATSOS; U.S. ARMY

March 1, 1910 (Lemnos, Greece) – April 6, 1945; 35 years oldMarried to Mary Neforos Batsos on October 29, 1939 in Stamford, CTNo childrenLocal address: Mother Mrs. Maria Batsos lived at 100 South Main Street, NorwalkEnlisted on April 4, 1944Serial number 31461723Unit: 75th Infantry Division, 417th Infantry Regiment Born to John Batsos (1882-?) and MariaContinue reading “PRIVATE SAVAS “SAMUEL” J. BATSOS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE EDWIN JAMES SWEET; U.S. ARMY

April 29, 1888 (Newburgh, NY) – June 17, 1961 (West Haven, CT); 73 years oldMarried to Jennie Ridings (1891-1976) on March 11, 1911 in Newburgh, New York; divorced.Married to Katherine Jane Lovett Sweet (1901-1979) on February 1, 1924 in Norwalk.Three daughters, Edna (1923-1997), Phoebe (1926-2011), and Marion (1928-2008). Six sons, William (1930-2011), Alfred (1932-2001), JamesContinue reading “PRIVATE EDWIN JAMES SWEET; U.S. ARMY”

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. Photo and story contributed by David Russo, son of Private NicholasContinue 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: 115 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”