PRIVATE GILBERT OSCAR SCHULTZ; U.S. ARMY

October 8, 1886 (East Orange, NJ) – October 5, 1918; 31 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 11 Burritt Avenue, South NorwalkEntered the service on June 27, 1918Serial number: 2932942TRAINING BATTALION 158, COMPANY 4 Worked as a boiler maker for Erie Railroad in Galion, Ohio when he entered the service. Died of disease, specifically bronchial pneumoniaContinue reading “PRIVATE GILBERT OSCAR SCHULTZ; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT ANTONIO PARADISO; U.S. ARMY

January 14, 1896 (Barra, Italy) – October 25, 1918; 22 years old; engaged to be married to Minnie Tortorella, 63 Spring Street, Norwalk; Minnie refused to believe the rumors her fiancée had been killed according to an article in the January 24, 1919 edition of The Norwalk HourLast local address: 5 Bates Court, South NorwalkEnteredContinue reading “SERGEANT ANTONIO PARADISO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE PATRICK J. OWENS; U.S. ARMY

May 5, 1893 (Leitrim, Ireland) – September 26, 1918; 24 years old; unmarriedLast local address: was 269 W153 St, Manhattan; sister Anna O. Elwood lived at 24 Orchard Street in NorwalkEntered the service on July 29, 1918Serial number: 418124510TH TRAINING BATTALION DEPOT, CAMP DEVENS, MASSACHUSETTS Worked as a Machinist for Locomobile Company in Bridgeport priorContinue reading “PRIVATE PATRICK J. OWENS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE JEREMIAH FISHER O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY

October 26, 1891 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1918; 26 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 12 Hamilton Avenue, South NorwalkEntered the service on October 3, 1917Serial number 23829145TH DIVISION, 60TH INFANTRY, COMPANY C Employed as a machinist’s helper at Higley Machine Company in Norwalk prior to service. Killed In Action. The 60th Division was involvedContinue reading “PRIVATE JEREMIAH FISHER O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CLAYTON WILLIAM NICHOLS; U.S. ARMY

March 24, 1893 (Fairfield, CT) – January 14, 1918; 24 years old; married to Edna Selleck Nichols on June 15, 1917 in Norwalk, Connecticut; no childrenLast local address: 83 Riverside Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service November 7, 1917No serial number151ST DEPOT BRIGADE, 10TH COMPANY Employed as a carpenter with Dupont Company in Fairfield Died of cerebroContinue reading “PRIVATE CLAYTON WILLIAM NICHOLS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY JOSEPH “SPOT” MULVOY; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1893 (Norwalk, CT) – September 15, 1918; 24 years old; married to Elizabeth B. Kern MulvoyLast local address: 453 Main Avenue, Norwalk and 21 Merwin Street, NorwalkEntered the service April 30, 1918Serial number 366420113TH INFANTRY, COMPANY L Oldest of 7 children. Son William Anthony Mulvoy born August 14, 1918, died while in theContinue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY JOSEPH “SPOT” MULVOY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE THOMAS GAETANO MOSCARIELLO; U.S. ARMY

June 26, 1887 (Vietri sul Mare, Italy) – August 19, 1918; 31 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 17 Wood Street, South NorwalkEntered the service on February 26, 1918Serial number: 1683343306TH INFANTRY, 77TH INFANTRY DIVISION, COMPANY M Unemployed when he registered for the draft. Killed in Action by enemy shell fire at Saint Thibault, France. FromContinue reading “PRIVATE THOMAS GAETANO MOSCARIELLO; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT FRED MORTON MOORE; U.S. ARMY

April 11, 1888 (Weston, CT) – September 28, 1918; 30 years old; unmarriedLast local address: Walter Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service September 6, 1917Serial number: 65329102ND INFANTRY, COMPANY H Worked as a brass finisher for Henry Lockwood Manufacturing in South Norwalk before the service. Also served 4 years in an artillery unit with the Connecticut NationalContinue reading “SERGEANT FRED MORTON MOORE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE BENJAMIN MATTHEW LUMPP; U.S. ARMY

December 11, 1890 (Port Jervis, NY) – December 28, 1918; 28 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 241 Westport Avenue, NorwalkEntered the service May 22, 1918Serial number 2884471COMPANY G, MEDICAL DETACHMENT, CAMP UPTON, UPTON, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK Worked as a day laborer for J.H. Cobb in Fairfield prior to service. Died of lobar pneumonia atContinue reading “PRIVATE BENJAMIN MATTHEW LUMPP; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE CLARENCE ALLEN LOUDEN; U.S. ARMY

August 7, 1894 (Norwalk, CT) – October 14, 1918; 24 years old; unmarriedLast local address: 23 Harbor Avenue, NorwalkSerial number 3119781HEADQUARTERS 11TH TRAINING DIVISION, CAMP MEAD, MARYLAND Died of bronchial pneumonia related to Spanish Influenza at Camp Meade, near Annapolis Junction, Maryland. From The Norwalk Hour October 15, 1918 NORWALK SOLDIER BOY DIES AT CAMPContinue reading “PRIVATE CLARENCE ALLEN LOUDEN; U.S. ARMY”