Stanley Edward Walkowiak, the son of Walenty and Jozefa (Katka) Walkowiak, was born on February 26, 1918, in Schenectady, New York. Before joining the military, he worked for the General Electric Company.

On October 16, 1940, Stanley enlisted in the United States Army. He was a Private in the 137th Infantry Regiment of the 35th Infantry Division. On July 11, 1944, Stanley died as a result of wounds sustained during combat in France.  He is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, France.

Sources: The Schenectady Gazette, Find A Grave, Ancestry