Cpl. Walter A. Nusbaum

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(May 17, 1945) Cpl. Walter Nusbaum, 24, was killed in action in Germany on April 25.

His sister, Mrs. Ellison Pardun of Union Avenue, received a telegram say that he had been wounded on that day. A second telegram said he had died that day.

Cpl. Nusbaum entered the Army in November 1943, and had been overseas since last October.

Born in New Brunswick, he lived in Newark until age 13 when his parents died and he moved in with his sister.


Technician 5th Class Walter A. Nusbaum, U.S. Army
32570255

491st Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Armored Division
Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: April 25, 1945

Buried at: Plot F Row 8 Grave 25
Lorraine American Cemetery
St. Avold, France

Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart


Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission

Belleville Times, May 17, 1945

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