Remembering The Fallen On The Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Seventeen Connecticut Men Killed At Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor Memorial on the Q Bridge in New Haven
Pearl Harbor Memorial on the Q Bridge in New Haven
Today is the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Here's a list of Connecticut servicemen who lost their lives on that day in 1941 "that will live in infamy." 
Today We Honor ...
  • William Seeley, New London, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Henry Carlson, Norwich, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Vincent M. Horan, Stamford, Army, Wheeler Army Airfield
  • John Luntta, Canton, Navy, USS Nevada
  • Henry Lanquette, Wallingford, Navy, USS Arizona
  • W.T. O'Neill Jr., Stamford, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Stanislaus Orzech, Meriden, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Richard Patterson, Berlin, Navy, USS Arizona
  • George Povesco, Bridgeport, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Mike Quarto, Norwich, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Thomas Reeves, Thomaston, Navy, USS California
  • Gordon H. Sterling Jr., West Hartford, Army Air Forces
  • Felix Wegrzyn, Bridgeport, Army Air Forces, Hickam Field
  • Ulmont Whitehead, Hartford, Navy, USS Arizona
  • Eric Allen, Darien, Navy, Hickam Field
  • George J. Smith, New Haven, Army Air Forces, Hickam Field
  • Edward Webb Gosselin, Hamden, Navy, USS Arizona
... and we thank all the brave military men and women and their families who make such great sacrifices in service to our nation.


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