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William J. Carvell

Private First Class, U.S. Army

32755538

Company B
60th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: June 15, 1944
Buried at: New Camden Cemetery
                  NE Corner of Mt. Ephraim & Ferry Avenues
                  Camden NJ 08104
Awards: Purple Heart

 


PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WILLIAM J. CARVELL was the son of John D. and Pearl Carvell. His father had moved to Camden from Pennsylvania. His parents had married and were boarding at 713 Florence Street in January of 1920, the home of Thomas and Bertha Smith. William Carvell was born in the early 1920s. His parents eventually made their home at 2307 South 7th Street. William Carvell was inducted into the Army from Camden NJ. He had worked at a chain grocery store prior to his induction into the United States Army.

Private First Class Carvell was killed in action during the summer of 1944. His death was reported in the September 19, 1944 edition of the Camden Courier-Post. He was brought home to New Jersey in the spring of 1948. On May 22, 1948 William Carvell was laid to rest at New Camden Cemetery in Camden NJ.  He was survived by his parents, sisters Margaret and Norma, and brother Lawrence Carvell.


Camden Courier-Post
May 18, 1948

New Camden Cemetery

May 29, 2009

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