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Nuel D. Corwin

Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Force

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Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: June 14, 1944
Buried at: 
Awards: Purple Heart


SERGEANT NUEL DINSMORE CORWIN was born in Chester Hills PA on January 27, 1924. He was the second son of Raymond W. and Ruth Belknap Corwin. In 1930 the family was living at 289 Merion Avenue in Haddonfield NJ, and Raymond Corwin was working as an engineer in the illumination industry. Nuel Corwin graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School, Haddonfield, NJ in 1941, and entered  Rutgers University in September 1942. The armed forces called him on February 2, 1943. He was assigned to the Air Corps, and trained as a ball turret gunner with the rank of Staff Sergeant, flying in a B-24 Liberator bomber, and participated in the D-Day invasion of France. He was killed in action near England on June 14, 1944. His brother, Warren Belknap Corwin, was killed in a plane crash while serving with the Army Air Force in November of that year.


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