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Ens William Yeates Conwell

Ens William Yeates Conwell

Birth
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 11 May 1942 (aged 29)
At Sea
Burial Milton, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 57760331 · View Source
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Son of William Wilson Conwell and Mary Elizabeth Mcgee Conwell.

William, who resided in Milton, Delaware, served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve aboard the S.S. Lammot duPont during World War II.

William "Died Of Exposure" in a lifeboat after the sinking of the S.S. Lammot duPont by a German Torpedo on April 23, 1942.

He had served for five years in the Merchant Marines at the time of his death.

This record is a "Cenotaph".


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I WILL BRING FORTH THE MAN


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57760331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens William Yeates Conwell (23 Nov 1912–11 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57760331, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milton, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .