Frank Morris Fink
Frank was born in the little residential borough of Sharon Hill in southeastern Delaware County. He was born to Walter and Sara, the fifth of eight children, and named after…Read More
Paul Edward Culbertson
Collingswood, New Jersey was Paul’s hometown although his parents were Philadelphians whose lineage were Irish and German. They made their home in the Garden State suburb because his father’s lifelong…Read More
Richard Albert Moffitt
Richard was raised with an older brother and sister, Fred and Florence, by their parents, Charles and Sarah. The Moffitt house was on Larchwood Street, just around the corner from…Read More
Thomas Ingles Tankard, Jr.
A soldier’s mother knows a special kind of pain, and Thomas’ mother was all too familiar with grief. Clara Kamm suffered the loss of two infant children and her first…Read More
Nicholas Vito Spagna
Three younger brothers and two younger sisters looked up to Nicholas as they grew up in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. He was born on November 5, 1915,…Read More
Howard Edwin Orr
Howard was among the first to attend the new John Bartram High School just a few blocks south of here after it opened in 1939. He was on the football…Read More
William Howard McNutt
This Philadelphia native served his country for almost eleven years, starting right after he got married in 1940. Bill was an only child whose father died in 1937 and step-mother…Read More
William John McNeill
William grew up in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia less than a block east of the Schuylkill River. His parents, Albert and Annie, rented a row house for their…Read More
William Thomas McKnight, Jr.
He was known as Bill, as “Mac” by his buddies, and he was known at West Philadelphia High School for being voted “best looking” in the Class of 1937. He…Read More
Charles Mangione, Jr.
When the U.S. Census was taken in 1910, Charles’ mother was 23 years old with five children under the age of 7, with Charles Jr. being the middle child. Her…Read More