LANCE CORPORAL JAMES DENNIS SUTTON; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 4, 1947 (Norwalk, CT) – December 14, 2016 (Redding, CT); 69 years oldMarried to Kathryn Schaberg Sutton (1951-) on August 7, 1971 in Norwalk CT — Divorced in 1983Married to Noreen Morrow Sutton on June 8, 1991 in Norwalk, CTChild, James (1981-), and one more (unknown).Local address: 134 East Rocks Road and 99 MurrayContinue reading “LANCE CORPORAL JAMES DENNIS SUTTON; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

SPECIALIST 4TH CLASS RALPH JAY RIVKIND; U.S. ARMY

September 6, 1945 (Bronx, NY) – presentMarried to Beverly Manne Rivkind (1947-present) on August 18,1968 in Westbury, NYOne daughter, Rachel M. Rivkind (1975-present)Local address: 11 East Meadow LaneEnlistment date February 16, 1967. Discharged February 15, 1973.Serial number 52722347Unit: 1st Infantry Division Born to Julian (1927-1987) and Mildred (1928-1986). One sister, Linda (1953-present). Used with permission:Continue reading “SPECIALIST 4TH CLASS RALPH JAY RIVKIND; U.S. ARMY”

SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS LAURENCE F. PITCHER; U.S. ARMY

April 24, 1948 (Norwalk, CT) – presentMarried to Maria Ann Proto Pitcher (1949-present) on September 19, 1970 in NorwalkChildren (unknown)Local address: 79 Winfield Street and 27 Myrtle StreetEnlisted in October 31, 1966; Discharged in November 1969.Serial number 11800161Unit: 299th Engineer Battalion, Company B Born to Arthur Richard (1924-1993) and Elizabeth Gero (1928-2000). Siblings are unknown.Continue reading “SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS LAURENCE F. PITCHER; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT GEORGE THOMAS KITCHENS; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 30, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – August 20, 1972 (Norwalk, CT); 27 years oldMarried to Susan L. Johnson (1949-?) of Danbury. She remarried twice after George’s death. Daughter, Dawn (1969-present)Local address: 11 Center AvenueEnlisted on September 15, 1965. Discharged June 19, 1969. Serial number 2136964Unit: 3rd Marine Division, 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion Born to GeorgeContinue reading “SERGEANT GEORGE THOMAS KITCHENS; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS ROBERT FREDERICK JACOBS; U.S. ARMY

May 4, 1944 (Norwalk, CT) – August 9, 2007 (possibly Key West, FL); 63 years oldMarried to Joanne Suarez (1947-2015) on November 1, 1970 in Paramus, New JerseyChildren (unknown)Local address: 20 Lancaster DriveEnlisted in April 1965Serial number 11460342Unit: 101st Airborne Division, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Company Born to Frederick (1914-?) andContinue reading “SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS ROBERT FREDERICK JACOBS; U.S. ARMY”

CORPORAL JAMES WILLIAM COPELAND; U.S. MARINE CORPS

March 12, 1945 (Norwalk, CT) – presentMarried to Mitsu Higa Copeland in 1966 in the American Consulate in Naha, Okinawa.One son, ChristopherLocal address: 60 Glenwood Avenue 246 Main Street, and 536 Connecticut AvenueEnlistment date is unknown. Discharged in November 1966.Serial number is unknownUnit is unknown Born to James Henry (1906-1976) and Marion Wilson Copeland (1909-1976).Continue reading “CORPORAL JAMES WILLIAM COPELAND; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

LANCE CORPORAL VICTOR EDWARD BUDNIK; U.S. MARINE CORPS

October 26, 1946 (unknown place of birth) – presentMarried to Linda Leavitt on January 18, 1969 in Norwalk, CTMarried to Claire Furnari Budnik (1953-2015) on January 26, 1986 in Norwalk, CTChildren (unknown)Local address: 19 Deerwood CourtUnknown enlistment dateSerial number 2368711Unit: 1st Marine Division, 1st Marines, 3rd Battalion, L Company, 3rd Platoon Born to Edward W.Continue reading “LANCE CORPORAL VICTOR EDWARD BUDNIK; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TIMOTHY BRADY BRAUN; U.S. ARMY

August 22, 1948 (Norwalk, CT) – presentMarried to Madeline Mary Trainor Braun on June 9, 1970 in Norwalk, CTThree childrenLocal address: 59 Glover Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted in June 12, 1967Serial number W-3159834Unit: First Air Cavalry Division, 227th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter), Company B Born to Father Andrew George (1919-2009) and Geraldine Brady Braun (1922-1972). Brother KennethContinue reading “CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER TIMOTHY BRADY BRAUN; U.S. ARMY”

SERGEANT ROBERT DAVID COLLINS; U.S. ARMY

June 19, 1946 (Woodford, England) – March 20, 2003 (Florida); 56 years oldMarried to Patricia Discepolo Collins on October 2, 1965 in Norwalk.Married to Lyn Collins. No more information is known.Local address: 4 Greenwood Place; parents at 14 Oak Ledge CircleEnlisted in December 1965Serial number RA11477968Unit: 261st Signal Company and 459th Signal Battalion, Headquarters CompanyContinue reading “SERGEANT ROBERT DAVID COLLINS; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS

1948? – ?Marital status unknownLocal address: 7 Clara Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on April 8, 1966. Inducted in September 1966. Serial number 232283Unit: 9th Marines, 1st Battalion, B Company, 3rd Platoon Born to Daniel (1922-) and mother is unknown. Unknown siblings also. Wounded on April 26, 1967 by fragmentation wounds. Wounded again on July 2, 1967 inContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS GARY P. KAPLAN; U.S. MARINE CORPS”