Stanley A. Wolenksi was born on December 8, 1919 to Frank and Bertha Wolenski who lived in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Stanley graduated from St. James High School in 1940 and later moved to Chester County.
Stanley entered service in the Army Air Corps on December 7, 1941 - the day that Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese. Sergeant Stanley A. Wolenski was reported as missing in action on May 25, 1942 on a mission for New Britain, in the Pacific. Stanley served as a sergeant in the B-26 #40-1474, 408th Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. B-26 #40-1474 took off, with a crew of eight from Townsville, Australia on a combat mission. After take-off they were never seen again.
Stanley was declared missing in action. He was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart for his military service. Stanley is listed on the tablets of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery.