Joseph G. Arsenault was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived on York Ave. Joseph enlisted and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.
Rye Marine Is Home From Year Overseas
Marine Barracks, Klamath Falls, Ore.
Marine Pfc. Joseph Arsenault, 18, after spending a year with a Marine battalion in the South Pacific, is at home on furlough this month with his mother, Mrs. Alberta Arsenault, 16 York Avenue, Rye.
In his twelve months overseas the Rye Leatherneck saw service in Samoa, Wallis Island, and Hawaii as a 50-cal. machine gunner. He was re-turned to the States in in September of this year for treatment of a tropical ailment. Before going into the service in April, 1943, he attended Iona Prep for two years. He was sent overseas in September, 1943. On completion of his furlough, Pfc. Arsenault will return to the Klamath Falls rehabilitation and training base to await return to active duty.
RYE, NEW YORK, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1944
Marine Pfc. Joseph Arsenault, 18, after spending a year with a Marine battalion in the South Pacific, is home
on furlough this month with his mother, Mrs. Alberta Arsenault, York Ave, Rye
Friday, December 29, 1944 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE NINE