PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD NORMAN WILSON JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 4, 1917 (Norwalk, CT) – February 21, 1945; 27 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 11 Fitch Street, East NorwalkEnlisted January 2, 1943Service number: 31277720INFANTRY REPLACEMENT TRAINING CENTER, 4TH REGIMENT, 14TH BATTALION, COMPANY A Died at Camp Gordon, Georgia from injuries sustained during training. From The Norwalk Hour February 23, 1945 PFC Edward N. WilsonContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD NORMAN WILSON JR.; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EARL THOMAS WILSON; U.S. ARMY

December 6, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – June 6, 1944; 20 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 2 Wilbur Street, South NorwalkEnlisted October 20, 1942Service number: 1110076382ND AIRBORNE DIVISION, 508TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT, 1ST BATTALION Awarded the Purple Heart Medal Killed in Action on D-Day, Normandy, France. Remains returned and buried at St. John’s Cemetery, Norwalk; SectionContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EARL THOMAS WILSON; U.S. ARMY”