GUNNER’S MATE THIRD CLASS ROGER LOWELL STORM; U.S. NAVY

May 14, 1913 (Mount Pocono, PA) – December 26, 1995 (Sarasota, FL); 82 years oldMarried to Jane Renn Storm (1923-1972) on December 6, 1943 in Norwalk. — Divorced on June 18, 1975One son, Franklin Storm Jr. (1949-2013)Married again to Marlene Howard Storm on December 10, 1980 in Desoto, FL.Local address: 1 Woodland Road, Norwalk (Rowayton)EnlistedContinue reading “GUNNER’S MATE THIRD CLASS ROGER LOWELL STORM; U.S. NAVY”

CORPORAL LORETO BIAGIO PELLEGRINI; U.S. ARMY

June 15, 1919 (Leominster, MA) – June 8, 1989 (Norwalk, CT); 69 years oldMarried to Patricia Evelyn Credit Pellegrini (1918-2004) in 1943.Children (unknown)Local address: 29 Grandview Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on February 15, 1943Serial number 31259964Unit (unknown) Giuseppe (1877-1965) and Giovanna “Jenny” Cugini Pellegrini (1879-1957), both born in Italy. Three brothers, Biagio (1906-1927), Gerardo (1912-1977) and LucioContinue reading “CORPORAL LORETO BIAGIO PELLEGRINI; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE ERIC HERBERT MILLER; U.S. ARMY

February 2, 1896 (Germany) – October 14, 1960 (West Haven, CT); 64 years oldMarried Marie Hadden Miller (1902-1999) on April 21, 1926, in Norwalk, CT.Children Eric Jr. (1928-2008) and Shirley Miller Hanlon (1931-2010).Local address: 5 Aiken Street and 3 June Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on October 3, 1917; Discharged on June 4, 2019Serial number 1923182Unit: 326th Infantry,Continue reading “PRIVATE ERIC HERBERT MILLER; U.S. ARMY”

COXSWAIN DAVID FRANCIS GIBB JR.; U.S. NAVY

November 2, 1923 (Brooklyn, NY) – October 24, 2002 (Skaneateles, NY); 78 years oldMarried to Doris Jorgensen Gibb (1932-2007). One son, David Francis Gibb III (1958-).Local address: 36 High Street, NorwalkEnlisted on December 8, 1943 in New Haven, CTSerial number 6430223USS Wayne (APA-54) and USS Macon (CA-132) Born to David Francis Gibb Sr. (1893-1968 )Continue reading “COXSWAIN DAVID FRANCIS GIBB JR.; U.S. NAVY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LAWRENCE JOSEPH GILL; U.S. MARINE CORPS

May 5, 1945 (Brooklyn, NY) – May 28, 2018 (Grand Bay, AL); 73 years oldMarried to Janice Aprea on October 10, 1970 in Norwalk, CTOne son, Lance.Local address: 2 Cliffview Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on June 29, 1964; Discharged on June 16, 1966Service number 2093344Unit: 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein), 2nd Battalion, Company FMOS: 0311 –Continue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS LAWRENCE JOSEPH GILL; U.S. MARINE CORPS”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THEODORE JAMES MCCARTHY; U.S. ARMY

November 14, 1906 (Danbury, CT) – September 29, 1960 (West Haven, CT); 53 years oldMarried to Isabelle Veronica Downey McCarthy (1914-1999)Three sons, James (1948-), Theodore Jr. (1949-), and Terrence (1951-). Local address 145 Washington Street and 57 Putnam AvenueEnlisted on April 4, 1942Serial number 31104346Unit: 101st Cavalry Group, 116th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron Born to PatrickContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THEODORE JAMES MCCARTHY; U.S. ARMY”

FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWIN SEBASTIAN MALESKY; U.S. ARMY

August 15, 1913 (Allentown, PA) – July 23, 1970 (Norwalk, CT); 56 years oldMarried to Rose Ann Cserny (1919-1999) on June 7, 1947 in Lehigh County, PA.Two sons, Edwin Jr. (unk DOB), and Robert (1951-). Local address: 218 West Rocks RoadEnlisted on February 23, 1942Serial number 13054226 then O-1113336 after commissioningUnit: 1115 Engineer Group, 82ndContinue reading “FIRST LIEUTENANT EDWIN SEBASTIAN MALESKY; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY

May 4, 1916 (Norwalk, CT) – December 30, 1972 (Norwalk, CT); 56 years oldMarried Margaret Wilhelmena Kaiser (1925-1997) on January 5, 1952, in Norwalk.No childrenLocal address 11 Nelson Avenue and 22 Roosevelt StreetEnlisted on August 7, 1941Serial number 31049859Unit: 33rd Infantry Division, 132nd Infantry Regiment Born to Richard (1872-1951) and Margaret (1880-1959). One brother, RichardContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM HAUGH GORMAN; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE JOHN FRANCIS BARRY; U.S. ARMY

May 12, 1909 (Norwalk, CT) – June 7, 1968 (Norwalk, CT); 59 years oldMarried to Helen Silk Barry (1912-1999) on June 12, 1944 in Norwalk, CTChildren Mary Mildred Barry (1949-present), John (1947-2019) and Bryan Francis (1947-present)Local address: 40 Spring Hill Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on June 3, 1942Serial number 31123811Unit: unknown Born to James Patrick Barry (1873-1936)Continue reading “PRIVATE JOHN FRANCIS BARRY; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT WALTER GILBERT SMITH; U.S. ARMY

April 14, 1924 (Norwalk, CT) – April 5, 1995 (unknown); 70 years oldMarried to Stephania Skoczylas (1917-2003) on April 30, 1949, in New Canaan, CTTwo sons, Robert and William.Last local address: 55 Belden Avenue and 29 Saddle RoadEnlisted on April 15, 1942 (one day after his 18th birthday)Serial number 11066119Unit: 1st Infantry Division, 5th InfantryContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT WALTER GILBERT SMITH; U.S. ARMY”