Alvin H. Nellesen papers, 1943-1945
- 1 folders
- English .
- Preferred citation:
- Alvin H. Nellesen Papers, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. http://purl.fcla.edu/fsu/WWII_20_0005
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- Scope and Content:
This collection relates to Alvin H. Nellesen who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Private First Class cook with the 65th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group in New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Western Pacific, and the Philippines during World War II. This collection includes a 65th Squadron group photograph.
- Biographical / Historical:
Alvin H. Nellesen was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 23, 1908. He lived in St. Louis, MO before World War II and worked as a U.S. Post Office Laborer. He entered the U.S. Army on December 26, 1942 at Jefferson Barracks, MO. He was assigned as a Private First Class cook with the 65th Troop Carrier Squadron, 403rd Troop Carrier Group, in New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Western Pacific, and the Philippines. His army serial number was 37406458. Nellesen was discharged on December 24, 1945 and returned to the St. Louis, MO area. He passed away on July 29, 1990 and is buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, MO.