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”

SERGEANT HENRY M. PROWITT JR.

November ?, 1840 (New York) – June 21, 1862; 21 years old, unmarriedCompany E, 12th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted October 1, 1861.Died June 21, 1862.Died of remittent fever at Camp Parapet near New Orleans, Louisiana. Buried in Norwalk Union Cemetery, Norwalk, CT Picture not available

FIRST SERGEANT GEORGE MACAULESS

Unknown DOB – June 11, 1863 (Port Hudson, LA); unknown ageCompany E, 12th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted October 1, 1861.Promoted to First Sergeant June 22, 1862.Killed June 11, 1863 at Port Hudson, LA. Buried at Pine Island Cemetery, Crescent Street, Norwalk, CT

SERGEANT WILLIAM B. HURD

1839? – June 19, 1862 (Carrolton [Camp Parapet], LA); 22 or 23 years oldCompany E, 12th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.Enlisted April 24, 1861.Also served in 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers for 3 months.Died June 19, 1862.Officially listed as “died disease.” Further research showed he died of Typhoid Fever. Buried in Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 West St. BernardContinue reading “SERGEANT WILLIAM B. HURD”

SERGEANT JUSTICE DISBROW

May 19, 1826 (Norwalk, CT) – July 5, 1862 (Athens, AL); 36 years oldMarried Minerva Durand May 22, 1847 in Norwalk.Listed as a Carpenter in the 1850 census.Company I, 41st Ohio Volunteers.Enlisted September 11, 1861.Died July 5, 1862 unknown cause near Athens, Alabama. Buried in Norwalk Union Cemetery, Norwalk, CT: Avenue F

SERGEANT RICHARD CAMP

1741 (unknown place of birth) – September 23, 1813 (Norwalk, CT); 71 or 72 years oldMarried to Anna Coe on November 15, 1771 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Susannah (only lived 2 years), Richard, Thomas, Jeremiah, Susannah, LemuelCaptain Jabez Gregory’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October 1776 – December 1776 Buried in East Norwalk Historical Cemetery