JOSEPH   GERWATOWSKI

JOSEPH GERWATOWSKI - SGT

  • HOMETOWN:
  • jersey city
  • COUNTY:
  • Hudson
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • February 28, 1947
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • January 19, 1968
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Army
  • RANK:
  • SGT
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • South Vietnam

Biography


Joseph Gerwatowski was born on February 28, 1947 to Mr and Mrs. Vincent Gerwatowski. He had a twin sister, Mary Wroblewski and another sister, Eleanor Kolakowski. He also had two brothers, Richard and Eugene.

His home of record is Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Ferris and Dickinson High Schools in Jersey City. Before entering the service, he worked as a mechanic with a Newark industrial firm.

He served in the US Army and attained the rank of Sergeant (SGT). Gerwatowski took his basic training at Fort Dix. He served with Company A of the 1502 Airborne Infantry Brigade.

Gerwatowski was killed in action on January 19, 1968. He is buried at Holy Name Cemetery in New Jersey.

Source: NJVVMF, Photo from VVMF.

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