Raymond Paul Wisniewski

 

According to information sent by George Toriello on
November 21, 2017, Raymond Paul Wisniewski, whose name is on the plaque at Hackensack City Hall as having died while in service, was living at 334 Jackson Avenue during 1940 Census. 

Raymond P. Wisniewski was a Staff Sergent on a C-47 85th Squadron, 437th Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Force.He enlisted in the Army on November 5, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey.

He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Bookkeeper and/or cashier and also as Single, with dependents.
Raymond was "Killed In Action" over Holland (Netherlands) during the war.He was awarded an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters and a Purple Heart ~ He is buried in the Netherlands.

Information obtained from:
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56305364&ref=acom


The other names which may be family relatives are
William Wisniewski, Francis L. Wisniewski, and Paul J. Wisniewski.   

Recorded by:
Bob Meli
June 15, 2018

 

Background image of the C47 Plane obtained from:

https://weapon.temadnya.com/71511087505475873/samolety-vtoroj-mirovoj-vojny-transportnaya-aviatsiya/