LCDR William Ellison Pennewill

LCDR William Ellison Pennewill

Birth
USA
Death 23 Jun 1942 (aged 35)
Burial Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 9121553 · View Source
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Son of William Pennewill and Katherine Ellison Pennewill.

Husband of Lucie Metcalf Reilly Pennewill.

William, who resided in Dover, Delaware, served as a Lieutenant Commander with the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" when his plane crashed in the Aleutian Islands, for unknown reasons, while on a patrol flight from Kodiak, Alaska.

He had served in the Navy for seventeen years at the time of his death and was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 19 Jul 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9121553
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR William Ellison Pennewill (20 Feb 1907–23 Jun 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9121553, citing Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .