TECHNICAL SERGEANT JAMES MACEDO; U.S. ARMY

January 27, 1925 (Fall River, MA) – October 8, 2007 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried to Kathleen Mayer Macedo (1927-2007) on May 31, 1954 in Norwalk. One son, James Jr. (1957-2010).Local address 3 Grandview Avenue, 15 Fox Run Road and 54 Taylor Avenue, NorwalkEnlisted on an unknown date in 1942. Discharged October 21, 1945. EnlistedContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT JAMES MACEDO; U.S. ARMY”

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY

March 30, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – November 30, 2019 (Jacksonville, FL); 94 years oldMarried to Caroline Yeadaker (1923-2014) on November 26, 1949 in Miami, Florida.Children Janet Kavanewsky Flinchum (1957-), Laura Kavanewsky Tiderman (1959-), Stephen (1956-), and John Jr. (1953-). Local address: Skytop Drive, NorwalkEnlisted on July 6, 1943Serial number 01336673Unit: 99th Infantry Division, 393rd InfantryContinue reading “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN FRANKLIN KAVANEWSKY; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICAL SERGEANT VINCENT DONALD FLAHERTY; U.S. ARMY

June 14, 1920 (Norwalk, CT) – May 6, 1999 (Norwalk, CT); 78 years old Married to Regina Marie O’Marra Flaherty (1928-present) on October 8, 1960 in Norwalk, CTChildren (unknown)Local address: 19 Merrill, and 31 High StreetEnlisted on June 9, 1943, right after graduation from Niagara University ’43Serial number 32930765Unit 9th Infantry Division, 60th Infantry RegimentContinue reading “TECHNICAL SERGEANT VINCENT DONALD FLAHERTY; U.S. ARMY”

TECHNICIAN GRADE 4 DOMINICK JOSEPH ANDRONACO; U.S. ARMY

November 11, 1918 (Norwalk, CT) – January 21, 1969 (Danbury, CT); 50 years oldMarried to Marion Collins Andronaco (1920-1996) on August 23, 1941 in Norwalk, CT.Children are Michael, Ellen Andronaco Ford, Wendy Andronaco Cruikshank and Nancy Andronaco Johnson.Local address: 374 Highland AvenueEnlisted on January 19, 1942Service number 31040749Unit: 5th Armored Division, 85th Cavalry Reconnaissance SquadronContinue reading “TECHNICIAN GRADE 4 DOMINICK JOSEPH ANDRONACO; 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”

COXSWAIN BENJAMIN BOSTWICK KIRTLAND JR.; U.S. NAVY

February 11, 1922 (New York, NY) – March 4, 1997 (Norwalk, CT)Children are Jane Mitchell, Ellen Laughton, Emily Scanlon, Anne Frusciante, and Benjamin B. Kirtland, IIILocal address: 20 Raymond Terrace, NorwalkEnlisted on September 11, 1942Service number 6425145Discharged September 5, 1945Ship assigned to: LST-472 Wounded on December 15, 1944 in the Solomon Islands Campaign, specifically theContinue reading “COXSWAIN BENJAMIN BOSTWICK KIRTLAND JR.; U.S. NAVY”

TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY

December 27, 1919 (Norwalk, CT) – December 9, 2001 (Norwalk, CT); 81 years oldMarried to Winifred Reece (1923-1998) on November 8, 1947 in Norwalk, CTLast local address: 26 Prospect Street, NorwalkEnlisted on September 10, 1942Service number 11095117Unit: 78th Infantry Division, 310th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Headquarters Company Captured December 16, 1944, Battle of the Bulge,Continue reading “TECHNICIAN GRADE FIVE EDWARD WILLIAM FRANKE; U.S. ARMY”