LT Floyd Gunnar Nelson

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LT Floyd Gunnar Nelson

Birth
Mineola, Nassau County, New York, USA
Death 9 Apr 1959 (aged 29)
Jeju-do, South Korea
Burial Guilford, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 101235254 · View Source
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Funeral for Lt. Floyd Gunnar Nelson, 30, formerly of Guilford, were held Tuesday in the Guilford Center Presbyterian Church. The Rev. LeRoy Gemmell Pastor, officiated. Burial was in the Sunset Hill Cemetery, Guilford.
Lieutenant Nelson died in the crash of a US Navy airplane April 9 on Cherjudi Island, south of Korea. His body arrived at the Erie Railroad Station in Binghamton from San Fransisco Sunday. Funeral arrangements were made by the Seymour Funeral Home in Oxford. Lieutenant Nelson was graduated by Guilford Central School in 1947, and he enlisted in the Navy in 1948, taking his basic training at Great Lakes, IN. He was graduated by the US Naval Academy Annapolis in 1964.

Surviving are his father Gunnar Nelson of Guilford; his wife, Mrs. Patricia Nelson and children, James and Susan Patricia, all of Altoona, Pa., and a sister Mrs. Albert McKie of South New Berlin.


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  • Created by: JTF
  • Added: 24 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 101235254
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LT Floyd Gunnar Nelson (2 Nov 1929–9 Apr 1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 101235254, citing Sunset Hill Cemetery, Guilford, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by JTF (contributor 47185176) .