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1Lt Wells Lewis
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1917
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1944
Epinal
Departement des Vosges
Lorraine, France

Son of Novelist Sinclair Lewis & Grace Livingston Hegger.

Wells served as a First Lieutenant & Personal Aide, Headquarters, 36th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in New York County, New York and was a member of the New York National Guard prior to the war.

He was called into active Army service from the National Guard on February 10, 1941, prior to the war, in New York City, New York. He was noted, at that time, as being employed as a Author, editor, and/or reporter and also as Single, without dependents.

Wells was "Killed In Action" by a sniper in Piedmont Valley, France during the war and was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and the French Croix de Guerre.

Service # O1040853 
 
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  Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951)
 
Burial:
Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Epinal
Departement des Vosges
Lorraine, France
Plot: B Row 41 Grave 31
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
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1Lt Wells Lewis
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1Lt Wells Lewis
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1Lt Wells Lewis
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1917, USADeath: Oct. 29, 1944Alsace, FranceIn 1914 Sinclair Lewis married Grace Livingston Hegger, an editor at Vogue. Their son, Wells, was named after the famous British writer H.G.Wells. "Wells Lewis was born on July 16, 1917 to Grace...(Read more)
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