PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD BENNETT; U.S. ARMY

January 12, 1894 (Bridgeport, CT) – October 5, 1918; 24 years old; unmarriedLast local address: mother lived at 59 Fairview Avenue, Norwalk; aunt Elsie Ayrault lived at 16 Van Zant, East NorwalkEntered the service May 28, 1918Serial number 31949054TH DIVISION, 59TH INFANTRY, L COMPANY Worked in shipping in New York City prior to service. LivedContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD BENNETT; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CHARLES HAROLD BATES; U.S. ARMY

June 26, 1890 (Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England) – September 29, 1918; 28 years oldUnmarriedLast local address 212 Main StreetSerial number 6414578Unit: 79th Division, 315th Infantry, Company H Born to Percy Bates (1860-1935) and Hannah Cliff Bates (1862-?). Sisters Mary (1881-?) and Florence (1888-1943). One brother William (1882-1956). Killed in the first days of the MeuseContinue reading “PRIVATE CHARLES HAROLD BATES; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FREDERICK WILLIAM AMUNDSEN; U.S. ARMY

July 14, 1897 (Norwalk, CT) – September 1, 1918; 21 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 33 Osborne Avenue, East NorwalkEntered the service May 25, 1915Serial number 624062Unit: 56th Coast Artillery, Artillery Corps, Battery D Born to Amund Amundsen (1857-1918) and Caroline Amundsen (1860-1941), both born in Norway. Three sisters, Clara Amundsen Sturges (1882-1952), Laura (1889-1971) andContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS FREDERICK WILLIAM AMUNDSEN; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FREDERICK ELETERT ABBOTT; U.S. ARMY

March 1, 1889 (Norwalk, CT) – October 16, 1918; 29 years oldUnmarriedLast local address: 2 Day Street, South NorwalkEntered the service August 5, 1918Serial number 3597329Unit: 25th Field Artillery, Battery E Family information is vague. One sister, Golden Anderson, is listed on the death certificate. She was born Golden Willow Chardavoyne (1884-1955). Parents information isContinue reading “SERGEANT FREDERICK ELETERT ABBOTT; U.S. ARMY”