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

November 28, 1914 (Stamford, CT) – December 7, 1941; 27 years old; unmarriedMother listed at Stanley Road, Glenbrook (Stamford)Enlisted on July 17, 1940Service number O-095975USS ARIZONA (BB-39) Received the Purple Heart Medal. In the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. In the article below, Ensign O’Neill is said to have graduated from Northwestern University. TheContinue reading “ENSIGN WILLIAM THOMAS O’NEILL JR.; U.S. NAVY”

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

April 2, 1921 (Stamford, CT) – December 7, 1941; 20 years old; unmarriedListed at 93 Glenbrook Road, Stamford (1940 census)Enlisted on July 27, 1939Service number 614853978TH PURSUIT SQUADRON, WHEELER FIELD Vincent Horan was killed by a Japanese bomb fragment at Wheeler Field, Hawaii, 16 miles north of Pearl Harbor, on the first wave of theContinue reading “SERGEANT VINCENT M. HORAN; U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS”