New England Air Museum
Wendell Laverne Nelson

 

Recent Address:

Kingsport, TN

Email:

 

Family Information:

Parents: Carl and Eda; Wife: Bettie; Children: Richard, Dynel, Carl

Hometown:

Chicago, IL

Date Entered Service:

December 13, 1941

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Bomb Group:

462nd

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Location of Unit:

CBI

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Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

Naval Air Reserves

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

He began his work career as a boy selling newspapers in Chicago, was a soda clerk at Walgreens in Chicago, a carpenter, a Gulf Life Insurance Agent and retired as a United States Post Office employee.

Comments:

Mr. Nelson passed away July 25, 2013 and is buried at East Lawn Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN.

 


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