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”

ENSIGN WILLIAM THOMAS O’NEILL JR.; U.S. NAVY

November 28, 1914 (Stamford, CT) – December 7, 1941; 27 years oldUnmarriedMother listed at Stanley Road, Glenbrook (Stamford)Enlisted on July 17, 1940Service number O-095975USS Arizona (BB-39) Born to William O’Neill (1889-1957) and Lillian Ross O’Neill (1892-1935). William was their only child. Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the article below, Ensign O’Neill is said toContinue reading “ENSIGN WILLIAM THOMAS O’NEILL JR.; U.S. NAVY”

SERGEANT VINCENT JOSEPH HORAN; U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS

April 2, 1921 (Stamford, CT) – December 7, 1941; 20 years oldUnmarriedListed at 93 Glenbrook Road, Stamford (1940 census)Enlisted on July 27, 1939Service number 6148539Unit: 78th Pursuit Squadron, Wheeler Field Born to Timothy (1893-1948) and Elizabeth Bender Horan (1895-1985). Father, Timothy, was a World War One veteran. Three brothers Francis (1928-1981), Richard (1931-2005), and RobertContinue reading “SERGEANT VINCENT JOSEPH HORAN; U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS”