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2LT Frank William Nellis
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1915
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1943
Stewartsville
Scotland County
North Carolina, USA

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Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army.

Killed aboard C-53D Skytrooper #42-68729, in
a takeoff accident at the Laurinburg-Maxton
Army Airfield, North Carolina.

Pilot Lt. John Reynolds attempted to avoid a
collision with a towed glider, but his evasive
actions caused the transport to stall and crash
into the woods.

All 25 Army personnel aboard perished.

Son of William H. and Genevieve Austin.
Husband of Marie Nellis.

[the above listed parents does not seem accurate
6/25/14].


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Note: ASN 01003594
 
Burial:
Saint Francis Cemetery
Mount Kisco
Westchester County
New York, USA
Plot: Sec. C, Block 2, Plot A-18, Grv1
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Sep 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117364851
2LT Frank William Nellis
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2LT Frank William Nellis
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 Added: May. 12, 2014
 
 
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