|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1918|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1945, Germany|
Edwin served as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Ontario County, New York prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army National Guard on January 27, 1941, prior to the war, in Genesco, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.
He "Died Of Wounds" received during action in Germany and was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # 20242135
The Livingston County Leader, August 26, 1948.
TROOP B MEMBER BURIED
Staff Sgt. Edwin Zajonczkoski, 26, of Honeoye Falls, a member of Troop B, 101st Cavalry of Geneseo, who was killed in action during World War II, was to be buried with military rites Wednesday, August 25. Members of the former Troop B9 were to send a firing squad to the rites at 9 a.m. Sgt Zajonczkoski was killed April, 1945 in Germany.
The Rochester NY Democrat and Chronicle - August 24, 1948
Military funeral services for S/Sgt Edwin M. Zajonczkoski of Honeoye Falls will be held tomorrow at 9:15am at the Stephenson Funeral Home, Honeoye Falls, and at 9:30 am at the St. Paul of the Cross Church.
The services for the former serviceman, killed in infantry action in Germany April 11, 1945 will be conducted by the 101st Mechanized Cavalry of the New York State National Guard and the Falls Post 564 American Legion. A graduated of Honeoye Falls High School, Zajonczkoski entered the Army in 1940. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. James Laemiein and Mrs. William Kling, both of Honeoye Falls. Interment will be in St. Rose's Cemetery, Lima.
( Burial found by: Anne Cady )
Saint Rose Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Aug 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75189379