STAFF SERGEANT MICHAEL BRADLEY “MICK” PAQUIN; U.S. ARMY

October 8, 1946 (Westport, CT) to December 15, 1967; 21 years oldUnmarried; engaged to Janice L. Aprea (1947-2021) of Stuart Avenue in Norwalk on April 4, 1967.Last local address: Lyncrest Drive, Norwalk, and 5 Winker Lane, WestportEnlistment date is unknownMOS: 11B40, InfantryTour Start Date: March 24, 1967Service number: RA11433127Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, A CompanyContinue reading “STAFF SERGEANT MICHAEL BRADLEY “MICK” PAQUIN; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY

July 31, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – June 11, 1969; 24 years oldMarried to Elaine Ramanauskas Palmenta on July 25, 1964 in NorwalkOne child, daughter Christina Robyn PalmentaLast local address: 9 Gordon Street and 68 Chestnut Street, South NorwalkEnlisted on June 20, 1968MOS: 13A10, Field ArtilleryTour Start Date: January 7, 1969Service number: 56840481Unit: Americal Division, 196th Infantry Brigade, 82nd ArtilleryContinue reading “CORPORAL EDWARD VINCENT PALMENTA; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS

January 31, 1944 (New York, NY) – July 15, 1966; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 375 Rowayton AvenueEnlisted on August 20, 1963MOS: 2531, Field Radio OperatorTour Start Date: unknownService number: 2041198Unit: III MAF, 3rd Marine Division, 4th Marines, Headquarters & Service Company Born to Robert A. Sr. (1904-1982) and Lucille Cunningham Lilly (1908-1988). Two brothers, Reverend Father RobertContinue reading “CORPORAL WILLIAM JOSEPH LILLY; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY

March 19, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – December 21, 1967; 20 years oldMarried to Barbara VanSteenburg Kaske on July 14, 1967.One daughter, Danielle, who was not born after PFC Kaske’s death.Last local address: 20 Poplar Street, East NorwalkEnlisted on October 22, 1967MOS: 11B10, Light Weapons InfantryService number: 52722617Tour Start Date: October 22, 1967Unit: 25th Infantry Division, 27th Infantry Regiment,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD ALAN “RIT” KASKE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

June 6, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 6, 1968; 19 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 93 Woodward Avenue, Apt 8, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 30, 1966 (17 years old)MOS: 0351, AssaultmanService number: 2239603Tour Start Date: July 28, 1968Unit: III MAF, 1st Marine Division, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, Headquarters & Service Company Born to James D. (1923-?) and Amelia Butler HendricksContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES THOMAS HENDRICKS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES “JAIME” THOMAS FABRIZIO, U.S. ARMY

May 12, 1946 (Norwalk, CT) – July 10, 1967; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 20 Neptune Avenue, South NorwalkEnlisted on August 31, 1966MOS: 11B1P, Airborne Infantry ParatrooperTour Start Date: March 7, 1967Service number: RA11799131Unit: 173rd Airborne Brigade, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Battalion, Company B Born to Vincent James (1916-2000) and Antonetta Jean Gaeta Fabrizio (1919-1994). James was their onlyContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JAMES “JAIME” THOMAS FABRIZIO, U.S. ARMY”

SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY

November 15, 1948 (Farmville, NC) – May 19, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Anna Asberry Davis on October 11, 1968, in NorwalkOne son, Michael (1970-)Last local address: 6 Pine Street, NorwalkEnlisted on October 13, 1967 MOS: 16F20, Light Air Defense Artillery CrewmemberTour Start Date: October 18, 1968Service number: 67037580Unit: I Field Force, 108th Artillery Group, 44th Artillery Regiment,Continue reading “SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS WILLIE CECIL DAVIS; U.S. ARMY”

AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC 2ND CLASS MARIO CHARLES CRUGNOLA JR., U.S. NAVY

January 22, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – July 29, 1967; 22 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 8 France Street, NorwalkEnlisted on September 6, 1963Navy Rate: Aviation Structural Mechanic (Safety Equipment)Tour Start Date: July 25, 1967 (killed 4 days later)Service number: 7722825Unit: 7th Fleet, USS Forrestal (CV-59), CVW-17, Squadron VF-74 Born to Mario Sr. (1904-1974) and Louella Crugnola (1913-1966). Two sisters,Continue reading “AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC 2ND CLASS MARIO CHARLES CRUGNOLA JR., U.S. NAVY”

CAPTAIN JOSEPH ORVILLE “JOEY” BROWN; U.S. AIR FORCE

September 29, 1934 (Norwalk, CT) – April 19, 1966; 31 years oldMarried to the former Marilyn Gould on December 23, 1955 in SacramentoTwo daughters Karen and LauraLast local address: 5 Harvard Street, NorwalkEnlisted on May 9, 1955; Air Force Specialty Code: 1023C, PilotTour Start Date: March 22, 1966Service number: 54195Unit: 7th Air Force, 505th Tactical Air Control Group, 21stContinue reading “CAPTAIN JOSEPH ORVILLE “JOEY” BROWN; U.S. AIR FORCE”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY

July 22, 1949 (Norwalk, CT) – October 2, 1969; 20 years oldMarried to Rose Schroeter Bachman on September 1, 1967, in NorwalkOne child, Christopher Charles William Bachman (1968-2007)Two grandchildren, Christopher J. (1995-) and Emily N. Bachman (?-?)Last local addresses: 1 Testa Place, South Norwalk, and 74 Dry Hill Road, NorwalkEnlisted on February 18, 1969MOS: 91A10, Medical CorpsmanTour Start Date:Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS CHARLES WILLIAM “CHIP” BACHMAN JR.; U.S. ARMY”