MAJOR SIGFRIED ALOIS SCHREINER; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE 

May 16, 1918 (New Britain, CT) – November 22, 1990 (Norwalk, CT); 72 years oldMarried to Lorraine A. Dwyer Schreiner (1916-2016)Two daughters, Suzanne L. (1942-) and Heidi J. Schreiner Godleski (1944-).One son, Christopher I. (1949-).Local address: 39 Barbara Drive and 11 Old Lantern Road, NorwalkEnlisted on September 26, 1940.Serial number: 11010824Unit: 17th and 20th FighterContinue reading “MAJOR SIGFRIED ALOIS SCHREINER; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE “

LIEUTENANT LLOYD CHALMERS AHLGREN; U.S. NAVY

August 6, 1920 (Campello, MA) – November 28, 1993 (Bennington, VT); 73 years oldMarried Dorothy Brede (1918-?)Local address: Silvermine Avenue, NorwalkTwo sons, Dana L. (1952-) and Tyler G. (1954-).    One daughter, Ann Ahlgren Babcock (1957-). Enlisted on March 1, 1943.Served on the USS Oberrender (DE-344) and the USS Haynsworth (DD 700). Born to Ivan F. (1889-1963)Continue reading “LIEUTENANT LLOYD CHALMERS AHLGREN; U.S. NAVY”

MAJOR (FATHER) JOHN THOMAS O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY   

July 2, 1902 (Boston, MA) – April 14, 1968 (New Canaan, CT); 65 years oldLocal address: Holy Ghost Fathers, West Norwalk (1930 census)Unknown enlistment date.Service number is unknownUnit: 28th Infantry Division Born to Thomas J. or P. (1866-1937) and Amelia L. Shaughnessy O’Brien (1873-1960). One sister, Ellen M. O’Brien Harkins (1906-1973).  Ordained on September 17,Continue reading “MAJOR (FATHER) JOHN THOMAS O’BRIEN; U.S. ARMY   “

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANGELO DANIEL RADANO; U.S. ARMY 

December 24, 1921 (Norwalk, CT) – March 2, 1992; 70 years oldMarried Katherine Lombardo (1922-2004) on April 19, 1947, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Three sons, Joseph (1948-), Angelo (1954-2013), and Frank (1957-). One daughter, Deborah R. (1949-1995).Local address: 15 Tierney Street, NorwalkEnlisted on October 17, 1942.Service number: 31193034Discharged on October 20, 1944.Unit: 977th Field Artillery Battalion BornContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ANGELO DANIEL RADANO; U.S. ARMY “

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LEONARD “LENNY OR LEO” GREEN; U.S. ARMY

February 19, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – November 3, 2018 (Stamford, CT); 93 years oldMarried Erna J. Feldman on May 14, 1961, in Norwalk, ConnecticutLocal address: 89 Taylor Avenue and 100 Flax Hill Avenue, Norwalk, ConnecticutEnlisted on July 6, 1943Discharged January 19, 1946Service number: 31336607MOS: 677, Military PoliceUnit: 104th Infantry Regiment, Company D Born to GusContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LEONARD “LENNY OR LEO” GREEN; U.S. ARMY”

MASTER SERGEANT WALTER MCCALL RASMUSSEN; U.S. ARMY

January 27, 1920 (Georgetown, CT) – May 4, 2012 (Trumbull, CT); 82 years oldMarried Antoinette “Dorothy” V. Scinto (1922-1988) on January 26, 1946, in Bridgeport, Connecticut.Two daughters, Debra A. Rasmussen (1955-) and Elaine M. Rasmussen Toth (1957-).Local address: 88 Winfield Street, Norwalk, ConnecticutEnlisted on June 5, 1939, and into the Regular Army on February 24,Continue reading “MASTER SERGEANT WALTER MCCALL RASMUSSEN; U.S. ARMY”

SECOND LIEUTENANT BERNALDO “BERNARD” MARKO PERETTI; U.S. ARMY

October 28, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – June 18, 2006 (Leominster, MA); 89 years oldMarried to Margaret A. Nash (1924-2002).One daughter, Deborah (1950-).One son, David M. (1949-).Local address: 22 Davis Street, Norwalk, Connecticut.Entered the Army in June 1940Retired on November 1, 1960, after 20 years of service.Serial number: 6150723Field Artillery Born to Giovanni “John” P. (1879-1955)Continue reading “SECOND LIEUTENANT BERNALDO “BERNARD” MARKO PERETTI; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT NICHOLAS DANIEL LAMORTE; U.S. ARMY

January 6, 1916 (New York) – August 10, 1998 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried Angela Bonati (1917-2004) on October 19, 1946, in Norwalk, Connecticut.Three daughters Lisa L. LaMorte Eastright (1947-), Nancy D. LaMorte Tillson (1952-), and Christina “Tina” LaMorte Spangenberg (1959-).  Local address: Tierney Street, 24 Orchard Street, 1 Quincy Street, 5 Outlook Drive, 5Continue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT NICHOLAS DANIEL LAMORTE; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD SANDO WEINSTEIN; U.S. ARMY

June 8, 1925 (New York, NY) – May 12, 2012 (Palm Beach, FL); 86 years oldMarried Pearl M. Stern Weinstein (1933-2009) on September 11, 1955, in Norwalk, Connecticut.One son, Matthew (?-). Three daughters, Abigail Weinstein Burns (?-), Melissa Weinstein Smith (?-), and Pamela Weinstein Glasser (?-).Local address: 3 Dry Hill Road, NorwalkEnlisted on May 14,Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS RICHARD SANDO WEINSTEIN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ANTHONY GAETANO STRIGHLIONS, U.S. ARMY

September 20, 1906 (Naples, Italy) – March 21, 1950 (Norwalk, CT); 43 years oldMarried to Mary E. LaMorte Strighlions (1912-1949) on February 4, 1929, in Norwalk, Connecticut. Mary was born in Vancouver, Canada.Local address: 47 Tierney Street, NorwalkEnlisted on January 3, 1944Service number 31409237Unit: 210th ITB, Company F. Born to Theresa Bucillo Menna (1882-1950). FatherContinue reading “PRIVATE ANTHONY GAETANO STRIGHLIONS, U.S. ARMY”