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WWII Veterans

The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served our country during World War II.

There were over 1450 men and women who served and they are listed by their various branches below. Many of us had the privilege of knowing our World War II veterans. They were our Fathers, in some cases our Mothers, our Uncles and Aunts, our Coaches, our Teachers. They were the Mailman, the Fireman, the Cops, the Plumbers, the Scout Leaders, The Bankers, The Store Owners and the Commuters. They were Rye and below is an attempt to tell the stories of their service!

  • Died In Service

    Died In Service - Rye N.Y. - WWII



    The veterans listed below have been identified to have died during World War II.

    Once in an interview Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan) was asked “Is there anything worse than dying in a war”. Hanks took a very deep breath and looked the interviewer in the eye and replied, “Yes, only one thing, Not being remembered

    On this page Everyday is Memorial Day and we are here to honor those who died. Each year the names of these men are called out at the service on the Village Green, sadly, most of us could not put a face to their names. We knew very little or nothing about them. Below we have created biographies of those men who died and we now know something of their sacrifice. We encourage everyone to read as many as you possibly can, they are truly memorable.
  • U.S. Army

    U.S. Army - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Army during World War II.



    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. On this page we have tried to provide as much information as possible but we need help filling in the blanks. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Discharge Records, pictures, Rye address during the war, Date of birth, Date of death, obituaries. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the Army which they served,Example (K Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division).
    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Write A Review Link" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

  • U.S. Army Air Corps

    U.S. Army Air Corps - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed below have been identified to have served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.



    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these Veterans including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address During the War, Date of Birth, etc.. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the U.S. Army Air Corps which they served,Example (27th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group).

    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created a "WRITE A REVIEW" on the bottom of each Veterans page. This is where you can fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and share memories.

  • U.S. Marine Corps

    U.S. Marine Corps - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

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    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these Veterans including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address During the War, Date of Birth, etc.. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the U.S. Army Air Corps which they served,Example Company "A", First Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marine Division.
    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created a "WRITE A REVIEW" on the bottom of each Veterans page. This is where you can fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and share memories.

  • U.S. Navy

    U.S. Navy - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address During the War, Date of Birth, Date of Death, Obituaries. We are also looking specifically for their U.S. Navy ship or where they were stationed. Example (USS Enterprise (CV-6)).

    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created a "WRITE A REVIEW" on the bottom of each Veterans page. This is where you can fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and share memories.

  • U.S. Coast Guard

    U.S. Coast Guard - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.



    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address During the War, Date of Birth, etc.. We are also looking specifically for their U.S. Coast Guard ship or where they were assigned.

    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Write a Review" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

  • Merchant Marines

    Merchant Marines - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.



    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address during the war, Date of Birth etc.. We are also looking specifically for their U.S. Merchant Marine ship or where they were stationed, Example (EZRA WESTON EBC-66).

    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Write A Review" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

  • U.S. Women's Army Corps

    U.S. Women's Army Corps - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page have been identified to have served in the U.S. Women's Army Corps during World War II.



    The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Discharge Records, Pictures, Rye Address during the war, Date of Birth, etc.. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the Army which they served,Example (Aviation Cadet).

    In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Write A Review" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

  • Other Branches of Sevice

    Other Branches of Sevice - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page served in Other Branches of Sevice identified below. The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. On this page we have tried to provide as much information as possible but we need help filling in the blanks. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Branch of Service, Discharge Records, pictures, Rye address during the war, Date of birth, Date of death, obituaries. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the Service which they served,Example (US Army, K Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division). In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Comments Link" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

  • Branch of Service Unknown

    Branch of Service Unknown - Rye N.Y. - WWII

    The Rye N.Y. veterans listed on this page branch of service has not been identified. The objective of this website is to create a biography for each veteran. By clicking a name below it will bring you a page dedicated to that individual. On this page we have tried to provide as much information as possible but we need help filling in the blanks. We are looking for information regarding these men and women including: Branch of Service, Discharge Records, pictures, Rye address during the war, Date of birth, Date of death, obituaries. We are also looking specifically for the outfit of the Service which they served,Example (US Army, K Company, 15th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division). In an effort to make this website interactive we have created on the bottom of each Veterans page a "Comments Link" to fill in missing information, correct inaccuracies and for personal memories.

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