Glenn Charles Nelson

Glenn Nelson Perishes in Hurricane Aboard Destroyer Warrington

(Nov. 30, 1944) -- Ship's cook 3/c Glenn C. Nelson, 21, missing since his ship-destroyer USS Warrington went down off the Virginia coast Sept. 12 in what was to be known as the Great Atlantic Hurricane  of Sept. 14, 1944.

Nelson enlisted in the Navy in August 1941.

His wife Anna lives at 511 Washington Avenue, Belleville, N.J.

Glenn Nelson Way, Belleville, N.J.

On May 28, 2016, Glenn Nelson Way at Washington
Avenue and Division Avenue, was dedicated in memory
of this brave Belleville son.

Glenn C. Nelson
Ship's Clerk, Third Class, U.S. Navy
United States Navy
Entered the Service from: Illinois
Died: September 13, 1944

Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at East Coast Memorial
New York City, USA


American Battle Monuments Commission

Belleville Times, Nov. 30, 1944

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing,
State of New Jersey, War Dept. June 1946

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

Belleville, New Jersey

World War II



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