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This collection contains correspondence from Ens. Charles T. Bedell, USNR, to his friends John and Kay Miller during the Second World War.
Ensign Charles Tilton Bedell, United States Naval Reserve (1/6/1919 - 3/3/2006) was born in Greenburgh, New York to John Alison Bedell and Lilian B. Havens. He joined the Navy Reserve and lived in Dayton, Ohio working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and trained in 1944 in Hollywood, Florida as a radar operator. He was shipped out in 1945 on the USS Mississippi and later returned after the war to Wright-Patterson and worked as a mechanical engineer. He married his wife Marguerite "Maggie" Louise Fruent on November 27, 1943 and they had a son, John in 1949 and a daughter, Rebecca in 1952. Ens. Bedell passed away in 2006 in Orlando, FL. John lost his brother John on May 8, 1944 in the European theater.
.08 Linear feet (1 folder)
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