PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE CLAYTON YOUNG; U.S. MARINE CORPS

October 3, 1921 (Norwalk, CT) – June 25, 1997 (Norwalk, CT); 75 years oldMarried to Katherine Restivo Young (1926-2016) on April 22, 1950 in Norwalk, CTOne child Valerie Young (Gerry) LeoneAddress: 5 McKinley Street, Rowayton & 223 East Rocks Road, NorwalkEnlisted on September 15, 1942 in Springfield, MassachusettsDischarged on January 12, 1946Serial number: 459699Unit: 5thContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GEORGE CLAYTON YOUNG; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

LANCE CORPORAL JAMES DENNIS “DENNY” SUTTON; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 4, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – December 14, 2016 (Redding, CT); 69 years oldMarried to Kathryn Schaberg Sutton (1951-?) on August 7, 1971 in Norwalk CT — Divorced in 1983Married to Noreen Morrow Sutton (1958-present) on June 8, 1991 in Norwalk, CTChildren are William K. (1977-present), James D. (1981-present) M. Jake (?-?), and T. MattContinue reading “LANCE CORPORAL JAMES DENNIS “DENNY” SUTTON; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL JAMES WILLIAM COPELAND; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 12, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – presentMarried to Mitsu Higa Copeland in 1966 in the American Consulate in Naha, Okinawa.One son, ChristopherLocal address: 60 Glenwood Avenue 246 Main Street, and 536 Connecticut AvenueEnlistment date is unknown. Discharged in November 1966.Serial number is unknownUnit is unknown Born to James Henry (1906-1976) and Marion Wilson Copeland (1909-1976).Continue reading “CORPORAL JAMES WILLIAM COPELAND; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS

1948? – ?Marital status unknownLocal address: 7 Clara Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on April 8, 1966. Inducted in September 1966. Serial number 232283Unit: 9th Marines, 1st Battalion, B Company, 3rd Platoon Born to Daniel (1922-) and mother is unknown. Unknown siblings also. Wounded on April 26, 1967 by fragmentation wounds. Wounded again on July 2, 1967 inContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL EUGENE EDWARD KANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 31, 1933 (Norwalk, CT) – February 11, 2012 (Florida); 78 years oldMarried to Muriel Hajas on August 30, 1958 in Bridgeport, CT. Divorced 1961.Married to Rosemarie DeFranco Kane (1933-1991) on April 15, 1962. Divorced 1973.Children: unknownLocal address: 37 Russell StreetUnknown enlistment dateSerial number 1201390Unit: 1st Marine Division (REINF), 7th Marines, 1st Battalion, Weapons CompanyMOS:Continue reading “CORPORAL EUGENE EDWARD KANE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 21, 1933 (Warsaw, Poland) – October 15, 1991 (Texas); 58 years oldMarried to Dorothy Brose Anderle (1936-2007) on July 16, 1960 in Norwalk, CTOne child, Erika Anderle Paradis (1961-present)Local address 58 Woodward Avenue and 46 North Taylor AvenueUnknown enlistment dateService number 1223523 Unit: 1st Marine Division, ReconMOS: 0200, Basic Intelligence Born to Robert AnthonyContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ROBERT OTTO ANDERLE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES BODNER JR.; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 28, 1915 (Norwalk, CT) – August 20, 2005 (Bridgeport, CT); 90 years oldMarried to Sophie Kovacs Bodner (1921-2000) on July 30, 1949 in Bridgeport, CTChildren (unknown)Local address: 35 Summit Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on August 30, 1942; Discharged March 10, 1945Serial number unknownUnit: unknown Born to James (1870-?) and Bertha (1875-1951), both born in Hungary. OneContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES BODNER JR.; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL DAVID BERNARD CHAMPAGNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS

Once in a while I freelance and create bios for people I know who have a connection to a veteran who died during wartime service but not from Norwalk, Connecticut which is the theme of the work on this website. To me, any Medal of Honor recipient is deserving of my time and effort. ThisContinue reading “CORPORAL DAVID BERNARD CHAMPAGNE; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CORPORAL DAVID CHARLES SANBORN; U.S. MARINE CORPS

December 3, 1944 – presentMarried to Lynda Rowan (1942-?) on November 15, 1969 in Vernon, CTMarried Aldonna Janssen (1947-2018) on October 16, 1971 in Fairfield, CTChildren are twin sons Stephen and ScottLocal address: 5 Naromake AvenueEnlistment on August 17, 1965Unit: 1st Marine Division, 5th Regiment, 1st Battalion, Company B Wounded in Vietnam three times withinContinue reading “CORPORAL DAVID CHARLES SANBORN; U.S. MARINE CORPS”