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1Lt Wells Lewis

1Lt Wells Lewis

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Oct 1944 (aged 27)
Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot B Row 41 Grave 31
Memorial ID 56373782 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Wells Lewis (26 Jul 1917–29 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373782, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .