SERGEANT GEORGE THOMAS KITCHENS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 30, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – August 20, 1972 (Norwalk, CT); 27 years oldMarried to Susan L. Johnson (1949-?) of Danbury. She remarried twice after George’s death. Daughter, Dawn (1969-present)Local address: 11 Center AvenueEnlisted on September 15, 1965. Discharged June 19, 1969. Serial number 2136964Unit: 3rd Marine Division, 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion Born to GeorgeContinue reading “SERGEANT GEORGE THOMAS KITCHENS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

SERGEANT ROBERT DAVID COLLINS; U.S. ARMY

June 19, 1946 (Woodford, England) – March 20, 2003 (Florida); 56 years oldMarried to Patricia Discepolo Collins on October 2, 1965 in Norwalk.Married to Lyn Collins. No more information is known.Local address: 4 Greenwood Place; parents at 14 Oak Ledge CircleEnlisted in December 1965Serial number RA11477968Unit: 261st Signal Company and 459th Signal Battalion, Headquarters CompanyContinue reading “SERGEANT ROBERT DAVID COLLINS; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY

January 14, 1930 (Bronx, NY) – February 28, 2015 (Norwalk, CT); 85 years oldMarried to Helen-Marie Beers McBennett on February 23, 1957 in Norwalk, CT.Children are Kathy McBennett Sasloe (1957-present), Patrick Jr. (1958-present), Joan (1959-present), Ann McBennett Raab (1962-present), Peter (1963-present), Robert (1964-present), and Kevin (1960-2003). Local address: 20 Grandview Avenue and 10 Delaware AvenueEnlistedContinue reading “SERGEANT PATRICK GERARD MCBENNETT SR.; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT JAMES MACEDO; U.S. ARMY

January 27, 1925 (Fall River, MA) – October 8, 2007 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried to Kathleen Mayer Macedo (1927-2007) on May 31, 1954 in Norwalk. One son, James Jr. (1957-2010).Local address 3 Grandview Avenue, 15 Fox Run Road and 54 Taylor Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on an unknown date in 1942. Discharged October 21, 1945. EnlistedContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT JAMES MACEDO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT LEROY DANIEL CORBO; U.S. ARMY

January 10, 1928 (Stamford, CT) – May 18, 2004 (Norwalk, CT); 76 years oldMarried to Rose F. Neil on February 21, 1953 in Greenwich, CTMarried to Marjorie Andrus November 26, 1960 in North Canaan, CTMarried to Janet Cowperthwait (1937-1993) on July 29, 1966 in Westport, CTSons, Daniel W. (1963-1964), Lee A. (1967-), Chuck? (1969-), andContinue reading “SERGEANT LEROY DANIEL CORBO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT HOWARD LINCOLN FLOOD, U.S. ARMY

May 21, 1888 (Philadelphia, PA) – September 16, 1936 (Darien, CT); 48 years oldMarried to Laura Davis in Wildwood, New Jersey in 1936Last local address: 5 Chestnut Street, NorwalkEnlisted on June 12, 1917; Discharged February 12, 1919Service Number 1038273Unit: Third Infantry Division, 10th Field Artillery, Battery B Born to Elmer (1861-1915) and Caroline “Carrie” HannockContinue reading “SERGEANT HOWARD LINCOLN FLOOD, U.S. ARMY”

STAFF SERGEANT OTIS JESSE ROSS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

July 24, 1918 (Rangeley, ME) – March 23, 1971 (Unknown); 52 years oldMarried to Mildred Herman on February 17, 1939 in NorwalkOne son, BruceLocal address: 2 Branford Place, East NorwalkEnlisted on August 5, 1943Serial number 31338311100TH BOMB GROUP, 418TH BOMB SQUADRON Captured on December 31, 1944 near Bramel, County Wesermuende. Held in German POW campContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT OTIS JESSE ROSS; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”

SERGEANT CHARLES HENRY LIEBE; U.S. ARMY

December 13, 1909 (Dresden, Germany) – June 21 1980 (Deep River, CT); 70 years oldLast local address: 18 Olmstead Place, East NorwalkEnlisted: October 14, 1942Serial number: 32529188UNKNOWN INFANTRY UNIT German by birth. Arrived in the U.S. on August 5, 1937. Joined the Army in 1942. Naturalized on February 14, 1944. Held in German POW campContinue reading “SERGEANT CHARLES HENRY LIEBE; 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”

SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY

February 3, 1912 (Saint-Philippe, Quebec, Canada) – November 8, 1991 (Norwalk, CT); 79 years oldMarried Mavis Reed (1917-2002) on March 2, 1935 in Groveton, NH; divorced in 1941Married Bertha Eleck (1912-2000) on August 4, 1945 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 67 Cedar Crest Place, NorwalkEnlisted August 25, 1943Serial number 31338286Infantry unit, but exact unit ofContinue reading “SERGEANT PHILIP ADALARD BONENFANT; U.S. ARMY”