Person:Virgil Wardwell (5)

Virgil Emery Wardwell, Jr.
d.15 JUN 1944 Saipan
m. Abt 1913
  1. Frederick Schuyler Wardwell1915 - 2005
  2. Virgil Emery Wardwell, Jr.1920 - 1944
  3. David Prescott Wardwell1931 - 2006
Facts and Events
Name Virgil Emery Wardwell, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1920 Connecticut
Death[2] 15 JUN 1944 Saipan

World War II Enlistment Record

Birth Year: 1920 Race: White, citizen Nativity State or Country: Connecticut State: Connecticut County or City: Fairfield Enlistment Date: 24 Feb 1941 Enlistment State: Connecticut Enlistment City: Stamford Branch: Infantry Branch Code: Infantry Grade: Corporal Grade Code: Corporal Component: National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Me Source: National Guard Education: 4 years of high school Civil Occupation: Cashier or Stock Record Clerk or Bookkeeper, General Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 72 Weight: 157

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps 00802377 Entered the Service from: Massachusetts Died: June 15, 1944 Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Hawaii Awards: Purple Heart Listed among Former Cadets of Carson Long Institute who died in defense of the United States of America

"Wardwell, Virgil E. Jr. Pfc, USMC, dead (previously reported wounded August 25), parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil E. Wardwell, Sr., 33 Cowing Place, Glenbrook" -The Hartford Courant 10 October 1944

  1. World War II Enlistment Record.