Yes, I know: it should be a 48-star flag... The 115th A.A.A. Gun Battalion, 1943 to 1945

Symphony in B-Flak

Appendix F -- HOME ADDRESSES OF BATTERY PERSONNEL

Battery Commander
Ist Lt. Eslie H. Hoffpauir (Dihedral)
2715 Evergreen Drive, Port Arthur, Texas

Executive Officer
Ist Lt. Wilbur F. Schneider (Chop Chop)
2545 Griffith Ave., Louisville, Ky.

Range Officer
2nd Lt. Frank J. Ray (Rumor Monger)
St. Charles Hotel, Dickinson, N.D.

HEADQUARTERS SECTION

Ist Sgt. Guthrie, Elmer G. (Gut)
P. O. Box 666, 304 Railroad St., Winnemucca, Nev.

S/Sgt. Birkel, Louis J. (Be Be)
2019 Shoreward Blvd., Shoreward, Wis.

S/Sgt. Clark, Thomas J. (Tiny)
1390 Ogden Ave., Bronx, N. Y.

S/Sgt. McGuinness, John J. (Mac)
155 N. 5th St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 180

T/4 Goodman, Abraham (Starvation Abe)
805 Fairmonte Place, Bronx, N. Y.

T/4 Schuster, Joseph M. (Useless)
158 East Cofax Ave., Roselle Park, N.J.

T/4 Secter, Herman (Herman the German)
2068 - 6Oth St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Cpl. Doerflinger, William (Dingy)
121 West 17th St., Wilmington, Del.

T/5 Lessner, Herman (Pop)
1527 Lurting Ave., Bronx, N.Y.

T/5 Tarratunio, Anthony J. (Actor)
75 West 4th St., Greenwich Village, N.Y.

Pfc. Jast, Harry (Creature)
18 Jay St., Newark, N. J.

Pfc. Johnson, Vestor (Old Man)
R. D. 4, Coovington, Ga.

Pfc. Master, Joseph (Ace)
R. F. D. 2, Glassboro, N. J.

Pvt. Spadaccini, Angelo (Spaghetti)
22 Dupont APe., Neskell, N.J.

MEDICS

T/5 Meyer, Paul (Gustave)
218 Clifton, Ave., Clifton, N.J.

Pfc. Feiner, Irving (Chow Hound)
3657 Broadway, N.Y.C.

RANGE SECTION

S/Sgt. Borin, William A. (Gottone)
114 S. 8th St., Las Vegas, Nev.

T/4 Mastales, John A. (Pesche)
575 S. lOth St., Newark, N.J.

T/5 Agnello, Rosario A. (Aggie)
501 East 71st St., N. Y. C.

T/5 Confessore, Enrico P. (Push Button)
292 - 5th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

T/5 Fitzpatrick, James M. (Fiaz)
505 Francis Ave., Woodbridge, N. J.

T/5 Price, John E. (Old Man)
Grant St., Wayne, N.J.

T/5 Wright, Edward (Tote)
Cotton Plant, Miss.

Pfc. Arrigo, Salvatore (Handicap Sal)
23 Goshen St., Paterson, N. J.

Pfc. Bielski, Henry F. (One Better Hank)
72 Koster St., Wallington, N.J.

Pfc. DeProspo, John C. (Father John)
18 Hoxey St., Paterson, N. J.

Pfc. Dinzler, Herbert G. (Doc)
59 -16 Woodside Ave., Woodside, L. I.

Pfc. Giles, William G. (Beast)
102 Lafayette St., Hacketstown, N. J.

Pfc. Morrow, Harry J. (Coffee King)
105 Gamewell St., Hackensack, N. J.

Pfc. Murray, Leo M., Jr. (Sir Malcolm)
30 Luddington Ave., Clifton, N.J.

Pfc. Ventimiglia, Anthony J. (Totto)
434 - 3rd St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

RADAR SECTION

S/Sgt. Eirich, Charles D. (Quasimodo)
137 S. Main St., Glassboro, N.J.

T/3 Burgin, Theodore R. (Ted)
R. D. 2, Crane, Mo.

Sgt. Nasby, Lester E. (Nasty)
713 Westbridge Rd., Gary, Ind.

T/4 Campion, Edward (Pinnochio)
26 Munsell St., Binghamton, N. Y.

T/4 Gormley, Vincent P. (Dirty Face)
559 West 156th St., N. Y. C.

T/4 Chafey, John A. (Broccoli Kid)
325 Aura Rd., Clayton, N. J.

Cpl. Curtolo, Gildo A. (Cootie)
130 Main St., Pen Argyl, Pa.

T/5 Colandrillo, John A. (Horn)
239 W. 2nd St., Clifton, N. J.

T/5 Williams, Leonard P. (Shorty)
R. D. 3, White Horse Road, Trenton, N.J.

Pfc. Calabro, Peter D. (Mortimer Snerd)
96 Caurel Ave., Kearny, N. J.

Pfc. Marino, Joseph, Jr. (Little Joe)
71 Mill St., Paterson, N. J.

Pvt. Wiles, Neville (Rubie)
9412 Mack Ave., Detroit, Mich.

OPERATIONS

Sgt. Coeyman, John W. (Meatless One)
32 Fairview Ave., S. Orange, N. J.

Pfc. Danek, Joseph A. (Head)
414 E. 71st., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Masullo, Nicholas A. (Schapp)
380 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Moscatt, Salvatore (Mocatt)
12 Underhill Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Ragazzo, Alfred P. (Ink Spot)
1527 - 58th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Rosenberg, Seymour (Mike Patterson)
2076 E. 8th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Sikorski, Frank (Andy)
38 Cook St., Lackawanna, N. Y.

COMMUNICATIONS

Sgt. McCranor, Charles E. (Mac)
204 Maryland Ave., Paterson, N. J.

T/4 Bumgarner, Kenneth L. (Bum)
9 Maciel Lane, Fairhaven, Mass.

T/5 Lease, Rocco R. (Gabby)
107 E. High St., Glassboro, N. J.

T/5 Wegner, Edgar S. (Wag)
R. D. 3, Sleepy Eye, Minn.

Pfc. Russo, Anthony J. (Sonny Rue)
323 - 2nd St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Wyndham, Charles (Windy)
R. D. 1, Box 13, Bonneau, S. Carolina

Pvt. Ryan, Frank J. (Horny)
3671 Broadway, N. Y.

GUN 1

Sgt. DelAversano, Anthony (Boss)
61 Butler St., Trenton, N. J.

Cpl. Muraco, Carl J. (Sleepy)
201 Walworth St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Cpl. Sara, George (Smokey)
1122 Main Ave., Clifton, N. J.

T/5 DeMarco, Lawrence D. (Larry D)
1576 E. 36th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Barbarita, Robert A. (Penguin)
6509 - 16th Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Goodwin, Kenneth (Form)
423 Monroe St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Lansing, Paul A. (Flash)
400 - 6th Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pfc. Luiszer, Edward M. (Cow)
149 Trimble Ave., Clifton, N. J.

Pfc. Meads, Marshall (Marsh)
Route 1, Elizabeth City, N.Carolina

Pfc. Sinici, Joseph (Sneaky)
116 Belmont Ave., Newark, N. J.

Pvt. Cerone, Joseph (Big Joe)
141 East 19th St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pvt. Welsh, Ather (Texas)
Box 452, Megregor, Texas

GUN 2

Sgt. Prosperi, Clementine (Clem)
515 N. 13th St., Newark, N.J.

Cpl. DeFronzo, Joseph (Joe D)
506A 5th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Cpl. Iozzio, Joseph (Nosey)
16 Miohigan, Ave., Paterson, N.J.

T/5 Cafarella, Joseph J. (Caffey)
234 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pfc. Cavone, Albert S. (C. D. D. Al)
212 Esty St., Ithaca, N.Y.

Pfc. Enright,William F. (Baldy)
883 E. 176th St., Bronx, N.Y.

Pfc. Longo, Leonard (Muss),
246 McBride Ave., Paterson, N.J.

Pfc. Lytle, Harry P. (Frenchy)
414 S. 6th St., Newark, N.J.

Pfc. Mercer, Arthur N. (Georgia)
Budin, Georgia

Pfc. Turner, Cris (Instigator)
310 Sussex St., Paterson, N. J.

Pfc. Zisa, Faul (P. Z.)
423 E. 21st St., Paterson, N. J.

GUN 3

Sgt. Palmieri, Angelo S. (Hollywood)
364 - 21st Ave., Paterson, N. J.

Cpl. Belluardo, Peter S. (Bell)
9 Columbia Ave., Paterson, N. J.

Cpl. Terragrossa, Joseph H. (Terry)
329 - 3rd St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

T/5 Curcio, Anthony H. (Eyes)
215 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Cifu, Dominic (Snafu)
1612 - 59th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Cordova, Mario (Spic)
20-30 Amsterdam Ave., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Molnar, Frank J. (Molly)
1436 York Ave., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Tullino, Dominic (Fruit)
230 E. 119th St., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Weber, Walter (Spider)
416 E. 72nd St., N. Y. C.

Pfc. White, George (Morte Famme)
334 - 8th St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pvt. Hulsey, Louis (Rebel)
R. D. 4, Halisville, Ala.

Pvt. Schwartz, Max (Shank)
409 Ave. "N", Brooklyn, N. Y.

GUN 4

Sgt. Flynn, James (Irish)
4575 Park Ave., Bronx, N.Y.

Cpl. Marra, Joseph T. (J. B.)
384 - 2nd St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Cpl. Reich, Thomas (Handsome)
17 Hill St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

T/5 Riegger, Raymond (Rigor Mortis)
153 Vemllyeau Ave., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Burrows, Ollie (Red)
R. D. 2, Box 240, Kingstree, S. Carolina

Pfc. Carrigan, John E. (Whitey)
243 Riverdale Rd., Pompton Lakes, N. J.

Pfc. Federico, Salvatore (All Star)
276 Madison Ave., Clifton, N. J.

Pfc. Peskorz, Harry (Handsome Harry)
212 E. 126th St., N. Y. C.

Pfc. Santilli, Joseph (Aunt Tillie)
5707 S. Menard Ave., Chicago, Ill.

Pfc. Vidal, Joseph J. (Chan)
1180 President St., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pvt. Bruce, Francis A. (Jaboney)
323 Pottsville St., Minorville, Pa.

Pvt. Cohen, Abraham (Ice Cream Cone)
2000 Prospect Ave., Bronx, N. Y.

Pvt. Mrdjenovic, Michael (Punk)
46 Grant St., Wall, Pittsburgh, Pa.

MACHINE GUNS

Sgt. Winn, Warren H. (Himmler)
3800 Belvidere Ave., Detroit, Mich.

Cpl. LaMarta, James V. (Jim)
388 Pacific St., Paterson, N. J.

Cpl. Ross, Herbert E. (Deacon)
196 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Daniels, Nathan (Happy)
251 Cliton Place, Newark, N. J.

Pfc. Felix, Jacob (Peasant)
70 Bay 22nd St., Brooklyn; N. Y.

Pfc. Gallo, Nicola E. (Black Gumbo)
309 - 6th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pfc. Long, Ralph (Mississippi)
Box 111, Shannon, Miss.

Pfc. Monty, Herbert (Boston)
1 Elm St., North, Billerico, Mass.

Pfc. Salyer, Roy (Oakie)
Route 1, Box 1, Sabina, Oklahoma

Pfc. Slomback, Andrew (Porky)
223 E. 112th St., N. Y. C.

Pfc. West, Wiles (Slugger)
Burgs, Kentucky

Pvt. Doyle, Edward (Pop)
331 Dakota St., Paterson, N. J.

Pvt. Knudson, Earl H. (Whitey)
1426 Oakwood St., Salt Lake City, Utah

Pvt. Mitchell, Herbert (Shakey)
44 West 64th St., N. Y. C.

Pvt. Schaffer, Albert (Bubbie)
206 Clinton Ave., Clifton, N.J.

Pvt. Trapani, James (Human Machine Gun)
8615 - 63rd St., Forest Hills, L. I., N.Y.

Pvt. Wisher, John J. (Mole)
16 N. 7th St., Paterson, N.J.

MOTOR POOL

S/Sgt. Clark, Ira T. (Knobby)
Box 1510, Tucson, Arizona

T/4 Robles, Richard E. (Amigo)
1816 Le Puerta St., Los Angeles, Cal.

T/5 Colucci, Louis (Raimondo)
154 West Grant Ave., Roselle Park, N. J.

T/5 English, James R. (Jock)
168 Delavan Ave., Newark, N. J.

T/5 Fidalio, George (Radar)
200-02 115 Ave., St. Albans, L. I.

T/5 Freyer, Frank (Bad Rumor Man)
419 S. llth St., Newark, N. J.

T/5 Prokopczyk, Joseph F. (Polock)
575 Main St., Jerymen, Pa.

T/5 Russell, Allen J. (A. J.)
1722 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, Del.

T/5 Schlatter, Marcel F. (Red)
384 Lakeview Ave., Florham Park, N.J.

T/5 Sinclair, Raymond J. (Limey)
40 Grant Ave., W. Collingswood Heig.hts, N. J.

T/5 Vetrone, Peter A. (Big Pete)
647 McBride Ave., W. Paterson, N.J.

T/5 Wedel, Robert L. (Chicken)
86 Renna Ave., Perth Amboy, N.J.

Pfc. Baas, Herbert W. (Baby Bear)
59-67 58th S. Road., Maspeth, L. I.

Pfc. Beitz, Nicholas (Farmer)
c/o Mrs. Herman Frung, Tuckahoe Rd., Frandlinville, N. J.

Pfc. Bravo, Aquilino (Spic)
347 Palisade Ave., Cliffside Park, N.J.

Pfc. Brown, Robert W. (Abner)
3901 13th St., Chattanooga, Tenn.

Pfc. Duecy, James R. (Patton)
Hazelton, Idaho

Pfc. Kramer, Harvey A. (Kernel)
R. D. 3, Rosebud, Texas

Pfc. Sengstock, Reinhard (Ronnie)
Route 2, Port Hope, Mich.

Pfc. Vickous, Jerry (Lum)
R. D. 14, Bowling Green, Ky.

Pvt. Bartetti, John R. (Scavenger)
1709 Bath Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Pvt. DeBow, Nelson H. (Bow)
Box 335, Bloomingdale, N.J., c/o T. H. Gann

Appendix G -- FORMER BATTERY MEMBERS

2nd Lt. Wright, John H.
T/Sgt. Jameson, James
T/Sgt. Walker, Wesley
T/3 Crouse, James
Sgt. Conway, Thomas
Sgt. Harms, Donald
Sgt. Ryder, Cedric
Sgt. Staudinger, Stephen
Sgt. Whitmire, Thomas
T/4 Ginder, Brooks
T/4 Locker, James
Cpl. Centorino, Tohn
Cpl. Lowe, James
Cpl. Mercurio, Arthur
T/5 Brown, Clarence
T/5 Castaldo, Anthony
T/5 Kelly, ~ames
T/5 Love, John
T/5 Meyerson, Abe
T/5 Pelky, Louis
T/5 Sisco, Allen
Pfc. Anderson, Victor
Pfc. Morgan, David
Pfc. Pisco, Joseph
Pfc. Ricci, Anthony
Pfc. Scardelli, Edward
Pfc. Van Orden, Alonzo
Pvt. Veress, Joseph
Pvt. Vorona, Nicholas
Pfc. Zart, George
Pvt. Accordini, Mario
Pvt. Barrett, Walter
Pvt. Brustman, Abe
Pvt. Cislak, Stanley
Pvt. Cordiano, Scipione
Pvt. Desgro, Vincent
Pvt. Distasio, Nicola
Pvt. Dougherty, Thomas
Pvt. Drudy, Tohn
Pvt. Giordano, Victor
Pvt. Goldman, Leon
Pvt. Hazelman, Walter
Pvt. Homza, John
Pvt. Koehler, William
Pvt. Kuphal, Rudolph
Pvt. Pacana, John
Pvt. Polito, John
Pvt. Rappa, John
Pvt. Rennie, Valentine
Pvt. Sabin, Sam
Pvt. Schoff, Donald
Pvt. Schranz, Samuel
Pvt. Seplowitz, Eli
Pvt. Shave, John
Pvt. Short, Neal

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... lists home addresses for all current Battery personnel as of July 1945. Also on this page, Appendix G lists former Battery personnel.
 
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