The 1930 Census (dated 8 April 1930) has him as a Private in the US Army, living at the Delaware Ordnance Depot, in Salem, New Jersey. He had a total service of 13 years, 5 months (four separate enlistments), in the US Army, and rose to the rank of Corporal, although his last enlistment was in the rank of Private in 1946. He earned the American Defense Service Medal for his service during the Emergency declared by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939.
Obituary Notice in the Wilmington, Delaware "Morning News" newspaper, dated Wednesday, November 20, 1974, page 43:
WINNINGTON in this city on November 19, 1974, Walter A. Winnington, husband of Beatrice Clineff Winnington, of 18 Rockford Rd., Wilmington. Aged 68 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral home from the Doherty-Wickersham Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Ave. on Thursday morning, Nov. 21 at 9 o'clock. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Ann's Church, Gilpin Ave. and Union Sts. at 9:30. Internment at Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Doherty-Wickersham Funeral Home on Wednesday evening after 7 o'clock. Valet Parking Services.
My thanks to Leni (Quigley) Lunski for her efforts in helping to obtain this information about her grandfather.
Beatrice Catherine Clineff Winnington
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