Patchogue - World War, 1939-1945

Patchogue - World War, 1939-1945
 
--  Biography

  • "Pfc. [Walter] ALLOY Out Army; was Twice Overseas, Sustained Two Wounds." Patchogue Advance, July 19, 1945: [n.p.].
  • "S[taff]. Sgt. [Salvatore] BENINCASE Wounded, Italy: War Department Notifies Patchoguer's Parents: He Writes from Hospital Saying Struck in Leg and Shoulder -- Overseas fro Year." Patchogue Advance, November 16, 1944: p. 1.
  • "Sgt. [James W.] BENTLEY Home with Air Honors; Spared by Luck: Missed Flights, on Which Planes were Downed." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.]. -- East Patchoguer
  • "George D. BISHOP." New York Times, November 28, 1943: p. 68.
  • "Three BIZET Brothers Now in Armed Forces; 97 Families on List." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "Navy Flier Killed." Patchogue Advance, November 16, 1944: p. 1.[Ensign Ernest W. CASE]
  • "Sgt. [George] CESMAN is Home After Battle Career." Patchogue Advance, November 1, 1945: p. 1.
  • "Sgt. [Alf] CHIUCHIOLO Speaks on London Broadcast." Patchogue Advance, June 15, 1944: [n.p.].
  • "Wounded at Leyte." Patchogue Advance, December 14, 1944: [n.p.] -- Pvt. Harold CONSERVA
  • "Missing Navy Flier is Son of L.I. Pastor."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  May 15, 1943:  [n.p.].  -- Ensign Elton W. COOKE
  • "Downed, Captured by Nazis, Freed; [Nelson W.] CRISLER is Home: Flying Staff Sergeant Meets New Junior; Won Air Medals and Clusters in Europe -- Stork Beats Him in Race to Patchogue." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "Two Local Soldiers Killed, Two Wounded; Same Regiment: Sgts. James KATTAU and Dominick DIOGUARDO on Saipan Death List: Tech. GRANIELLO, First Sgt. STEPHANI are Wounded in Island Battles." Patchogue Advance, August 10, 1944: pp. 1-2.
  • "Sgt. [Edward T.] FINK is Held Prisoner of Nazis, Unofficial Report: Patchoguer was Listed as Missing: New Jersey Woman Tells Mother of Hearing Message from Soldier by Shortwave -- Many Confirm It." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.]
  • "Sgt. FINK Writes as Nazi Prisoner." Patchgue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.]. -- Staff Sgt. Edward T. Fink
  • "W. Raymond FRY: Retired Realty Operator, Son of Baronet, Dies in Patchogue." New York Times, November 25, 1944: p. 13.
  • "Cpl. [Hugh] FURMAN Gets Award for Valor on Invasion Duty." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.] -- Presidential citation for extraordinary valor during D-Day
  • "Henry GAUT (Obituary)." Patchogue Advance, November 15, 1945: p. 4.
  • "Frank GUTTRIDGE: Ex-Head of Patchogue Board of Education Leader in Masons." New York Times, July 21, 1945: p. 11.
  • "Lieut. [Frank O.] HOYE Gets Navy Flight Honor: Served for 10 Months in Southwest Pacific: Courage in Carrying Out Torpedo Attacks Cited -- Sank One Ship, Helped Destroy Others." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "Wounded in Action." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.]. [Pfc. George JACHOWDIK].
  • "Sgt. D.R. KELLER Wins Air Medal." Patchogue Advance, November 16, 1944: p. 1.
  • "Arie van KLEEF, Sr.: Family in Nursery Work for 14 Generations -- Dies at 81." New York Times, December 28, 1941: p. 28.
  • "Joins 2 Cousins on Casualty List." New York Times, April 13, 1944: p. 6. -- Joseph LOCANTORE
  • "Sgt. [Robert F.] LOGAN Commended for Army Radio Job; He Wins Bronze Star." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "Pfc. [William] NIZZA Free, is Back in Army: Taken Prisoner by Italians, Over One Year Ago: War Department Notifies Wife but Gives No Particulars -- His Letters have Ceased Last September." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "[Wallace] NULTY Tells He was Wounded in Belgium Fight: Recovered, Back in Service, He Writes to Parents: Patchogue Soldier, Recently Promoted to Corporal, Struck by Shell Fragments, Companions Killed." Patchogue Advance, November 1, 1945: p. 1.
  • "Edgar M. OVERTON: Stage Driver, 84, Met Patchogue Trains Before Advent of Auto." New York Times, March 3, 1942: p. 24.
  • "Gold Star for [Anthony Sullivan] PALERMO for Additional Navy Air War Distinction." Patchogue Advance, December 13, 1945: p. 5.
  • "Sgt. G[ordon]. PEPPIATT of Patchogue is Among War Dead: Former Upholsterer on West Main Street; On Casualty List from Italy -- 35 Years Old, Leaves Wife -- was Active in Softball." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "[Raymond] PONTIERI is Home After Sea Fights: Escaped off Sinking Ship, Wounded in Landing: Naval Radio Man Floated Two Days on Raft without Food or Drink." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.]
  • "Spirit of ''76'." Patchogue Advance, August 24, 1944: [n.p.]. -- Staff Sgt. Henry POPP, awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal 11 oak leaf clusters, 2 silver oak leaf clusters.
  • "George Howard ROE: Member of Steel-Tape Firm in Patchogue for 69 Years." New York Times, April 13, 1944: p. 19.
  • "James Austin ROE." New York Times, December 19, 1941: p. 25.
  • "Patchogue Man Dies in Pacific."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  August 31, 1943:  [n.p.].  -- 1st Sgt. Claude E. SCHUYLER
  • "Mrs. James G. SHAND." New York Times, June 22, 1942: p. 15. -- Virginia Dare Shand
  • "Franklin W. SHAW: Patchogue Lawyer had Part in a Notable Will Contest." New York Times, December 9, 1943: p. 27.
  • "Patchogue Man, 81, Ends Life." New York Times, May 9, 1942: p. 28. -- Philip STUMPS
  • "Patchogue Man Held in Arson." New York Times, October 8, 1942: p; 15. -- George L. USHER
  • "Patchogue Man Sentenced." New York Times, February 6, 1943: p. 28. -- George L. USHER
  • "Mrs. W.H. VALENTINE." New York Times, October 26, 1943: p. 23. -- Ida M. Valentine
  • "Patchogue Man's Body Found." New York Times, April 24, 1943: p. 20. -- Thomas (Scotty) WOODS

--  Dentists

  • "2 L.I. Dentists in Army."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  July 3, 1943:  [n.p.].  -- Dr. Joseph Lifschitz and Dr. Samuel Dranitzke, Patcogue dental partners

--  Dimout  [similar to a blackout]

  • "Patchogue Man Fined as Dimout Violator." Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  August 8, 1942:  p. 2.

-- Earthquake

  • "'Tremors' Felt in Patchogue." New York Times, April 13, 1943: p. 21.

--  Fires and firefighting

  • "False Alarms Laid to 2 Boy Vamp."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  April 26, 1943:  p. 1.

--  Hermit

  • "Patchogue Hermit's Death Bares His $25,000 Estate."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  May 3, 1943:  p. 1.  -- Michael Barry, was the deceased.

--  Hanging

  • "Patchogue Boy Hanged while Playing in Field:  Death Called Accident -- Cord on Tree had Slipped into form of Noose, Police Say."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  May 6, 1943:  p. 2.  -- and the likelihood of that happening to a 4 year old?

-- Home Front [morale boosters]
              See also  Patchogue USO

  • A MAGIC CARPET FURLOUGH: GLIMPSES OF PATCHOGUE, L.I. AND VICINITY IN THE WAR EFFORT AND CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO OUR G.I. "PATS" EVERYWHERE, 1944[Full-text & ills.]. Patchogue, N.Y.: Southern Brookhaven Town Send-Off and Welcome Home Committee, published by the Patchogue Advance (Courtesy of the Long Island Advance; Patchogue-Medford Library. Celia M. Hastings Local History Room. Digital Collections)
  • PATCHOGUE FAMILY ALBUM: CHRISTMAS GREETINGS TO OUR BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE ARMED FORCES, WHO BY THEIR GALLANT EFFORTS WON A VICTORIOUS PEACE, 1945 [Full-text & ills.]. (Southern Brookhaven Town Send-Off and Welcome Home Committee, Patchogue, L.I., New York; Patchogue-Medford Library. Celia M. Hastings Local History Room. Digital Collections)
  • "4 Corners Photo Gives G.I. Patchogue Urge." Patchogue Advance, [n.d.]: [n.p.].
  • "War Fund Drive Approaching End: County Shows Total $37,211 on Quota of $140,000; Part of Final National Effort in Support of U.S.O. abd Other Agencies for Servicemen." Patchogue Advance, November 1, 1945: pp. 1,6.
  • "War Fund Returns Come Up to $6,900 in S. Brookhaven: Results Fair After Making Success at Start; Quota for area was $11,500 -- Patchogue Gave $3,586. About Half of Quota -- Other Unit Figures." Patchogue Advance, November 15, 1945: p. 1.
  • "Teachers Asso. Takes Up Community Projects." Patchogue Advance, December 6, 1945: p. 10.
  • "Planning Drive Collect Clothing for War Relief: Mrs. Biggs Chosen Chairman for Patchogue Village: Will Have Headquarters on Lake Street -- Critical, Widespread Need is Described by Mayor MacRobbie." Patchogue Advance, December 13, 1945: p. 1.
  • "Gerold Frank, War Writer, to Speak at Jewish Center." Patchogue Advance, December 13, 1945: p. 13.

-- Patchogue-Plymouth Lace Mill

  • "William Loughlin, with Lace Firm:  Member of Patchogue Elks Lodge and K. of C."  [obit.]  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  July 27, 1943:  [n.p].  

--  Landlord Tenant Relations 

  • "Landlord, Tenant Meet on Rent Freeze Line."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  November 20, 1943:  p. 1. -- A stranger than fiction encounter

-- Medical Aspects / Health Care  

  • "912 Children at Clinics: Get Toxoid and Vaccine Care at Patchogue." New York Times, July 6, 1942: p. 15.

--  Nichols Hotel

  • "Mrs. Ellen Nichols., Owner of L.I. Hotels for 37 Years."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  January 26, 1943:  p. 7.  

-- Patchogue Electric Light Company (PELCO)

  • "Patchogue Light Hearing Set." New York Times, June 10, 1944: p. 20.
  • "Permits Patchogue Deal: SEC Approves Sale of Electric Light Company." New York Times, October 20, 1944: p. 25.

-- Patchogue High School.  Caroline Players / British War Relief Fund 

  • "To Aid War Fund."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  February 13, 1941:  p. 24.

-- Patchogue USO

  • "'Hitler's Last Birthday': 200 Soldiers and Girls Mark Events at Patchogue USO." New York Times, April 21, 1944: p. 3.
  • "Opens Patchogue USO." New York Times, February 8, 1943: p. 34.

--  Police

  • "Welden Logan, Patchogue Police Lieutenant, Dies."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  June 10, 1941:  p. 11.
  • "Police Dog Pays with Life for Murder of Two Pigs."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  April 13, 1943:  [n.p.].

-- Legion D'Honeur [France]

  • Patchogue World War II Hero Awarded with French Legion of Honor (Congressman Tim Bishop) - Salvatore Sepulveda, who particupated in the Normandy Invasion in June 1944, and served as a scout, and had been awarded the Bronze Star by the U.S. government, was one of the first WW II veterans to be awarded France's highest honor. Mr. Sepulveda's American service medals are also enumerated.

-- Lists of Servicemen & Women 

  • "These Men Serve in Armed Forces." Patchogue Advance, March 26, 1942: [n.p.]
  • "These Men Serve in Armed Forces." Patchogue Advance, April 16, 1942: p. 13.
  • "These Men Serve in Armed Forces." Patchogue Advance, May 28, 1942: [n.p.]
  • [Patchogue, N.Y.] Send-Off & Welcome Home Committee. "Our Boys and Girls in the Armed Forces." [1943]
  • "These Men and Women Serve in Armed Forces." Patchogue Advance, August 26, 1943: p. 11-12.
  • "These Men and Women Serve in the Armed Forces." Patchogue Advance, October 28, 1943: pp. 13-14.
  • "Corrections and Additions Made for Honor Roll." Patchogue Advance, November 4, 1943

-- Naval Aspects 

-- Rationing

  • "More Ration Offices." Patchogue Advance, December 20, 1945: p. 9. -- Expansion of rationing offices, even though the war was over.

--Real Estate Speculation

  • "200 Acres Bought at Patchogue, L.I. for Home Center: Operators Preparing to Build 100 Cottages on Brydle Estate at Early Date; Deals in Nassau County; Buying Active in Forest Hills, Kew Gardens, Plandome and Flower Hill." New York Times, July 29, 1945: p. W1.
  • "Big Patchogue Deal: Brooklyn Investor Pays $247,000 for Business Property." New York Times, November 7, 1943: p. RE2.

--  Seton Hall High School 

  • "Seton Hall to Hold Bunco."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  April 22, 1943:  p. 2.
  • "New Building Goal of Seton Hall Drive."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  November 28, 1944: p. 7.  

--  Swezey's [Clock Tower] Clock 

  • "Huge Clock to be Fixed: Timepiece in Patchogue Tower Stops After Dimout." New York Times, June 30, 1942: p. 18.

--  Suffolk County, N.Y.  Clerk.  Patchogue Branch  

  • "New Office for Clerk" [captioned photo].  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 9, 1941:  p. 26.

--  Suffolk War Council 

  • "Ask Suffolk Highways Cleared at Night."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  June 19, 1942:  p. 4.

-- Teen Canteen  [Baker St.]

  • "Committee Chairmen for Youths' Canteen." Patchogue Advance, November 1, 1945: p. 1.

-- Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Jayne-Latin Post, No. 2913  

  • "Henry Strybing, War Vet, Dies; 3 Sons in Marines."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  May 3, 1942:  p. 11.
  • "New V.F.W. Post Favors Hospital County Memorial: Patchogue Unit Seeks to Interest Other Groups: favors Institution Honoring Veterans All Wars, in Central Part of County -- 50 New Members." Patchogue Advance, November 22, 1945: p. 1.
  • "Patchogue Veterans Post is Preparing to Close Charter." Patchogue Advance, December 27, 1945: pp. 1-2. -- Even though most of the troops were still in Europe and the Pacific

--  Victory Garden 

  •   "Finds Turtle Egg Crop in His Victory Garden."  Brooklyn Daily Eagle,  June 24, 1943:  p. 1.  -- Turtle eggs among Patsy Garofalo's watermelons