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Abate, Samuel

Sam immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1933. As the U.S. entered WWII. He was living in Troy, and in August of 1942 Sam enlisted in the U.S. Navy.  He was sent to the Naval Training [...]

Adams, Howard

Adams enlisted in the U.S. Army on June 1, 1917. in Schenectady and entered World War I at age 17. He served as a private first class in Company D 105th Infantry in France and Belgium, fighting [...]

Agars, James A.

James A. Agars, son of Anna and Sylvester Agars, was a graduate of Catholic Central High School class of 1937. Jim worked at the Watervliet Arsenal prior to entering the Army in 1941. He was part [...]

Agars, Sylvester A.

Sylvester A. Agars, one of four sons of Anna and Sylvester Agars serving in the Armed Forces, was a graduate of Catholic Central High School class of 1939. Syl was part of the 508th Infantry [...]

Allen, Wayne E.

Wayne was born June 8, 1955 to John Sr. and Rosemary (Ashdown) Allen.  He was raised and educated in Troy School District along with his four siblings, John Sr., Dave, Mark (deceased) and Rose. [...]

Anderson, Douglas E.

Douglas E. Anderson, who was born on May 29, 1920, resided in Lansingburgh, NY and graduated from Lansingburgh High School. On December 26, 1941, he enlisted in the US Army. He rose to the rank [...]

Arthur, President Chester

Chester A. Arthur was born in Fairfield, Vermont, but his family soon moved to upstate NY.  In 1844 his family moved to Lansingburgh, where they resided on First Avenue, near a Baptist Church [...]

Baker, Earl J.

Earl J. Baker was born in Troy, NY on 15 January 1915 and lived at 883 River Street. As a young man, he entered the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked building roads and highways. On 4 March [...]

Baker, Joseph

Joseph H. Baker was born in 1917 and grew up in Troy, NY. He enlisted in the Army in December 1942 and served in the European Theatre in General George S. Patton’s Third Army, 94th Infantry [...]