McManus, Gerald.

Biography

McManus, Gerald. (Jerome Josephs); b. September 2, 1916, East Orange, New Jersey; Jewish; Never in Spain; Single; Domicile 5 Irving Street, East Orange, New Jersey; Sailed August 22, 1938 as a stowaway aboard the Normandie; Arrested and imprisoned in France for 2 months and then returned to the US was travelling with Vernold Masten Beebe, James Garrett, Marshall Hartzell, Willam Joseph Holland, Walter B. Iczek, Bernard Kaplan, Israel Luckonick, David Parker, Henry Louis Ulanoff, and John W. White; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; WWII US Army, and Korean War, rank SFC, received the Bronze Star Medal; d. August 10, 1956, East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, buried Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey.
Sources: USSDA; L-W Tree Ancestry; Find-a-Grave 163799799 (under Jerry J. McManus). Code A