2nd Lt. Souren Avedisian Killed in Stateside Plane Crash

(January 22, 1943) -- Lengthening the list of casualties in World War II was the news this week of the death of 2nd Lt. Souren Avedisian, a flight instructor with the army air forces, while on active duty in Cold Springs, Texas.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Shahag Avedisian of 2 Alexander Avenue, Nutley, he was employed by his father, a rug manufacturer, before enlisting.

Souren was a graduate of Nutley High School. He has three brothers in the service.

Souren Avedisian newspaper obituary.


Sources:

From The Nutley Sun, Jan. 22, 1943: War Casualty

American Legion Post 70 Memorial

World War II National Memorial

Gregory Avedisian, nephew

Frank Cocchiola Sr.

Nutley Sons Honor Roll


Vietnam War

Peacetime Casualties

Korean War

World War II

World War I

Civil War

American Revolution


A brief history of this site


NUTLEY SONS HONOR ROLL Remembering the Men Who Paid For Our Freedom

 

Contact Us - Nutley Sons

Web site created by Anthony Buccino

Snail Mail: PO Box 110252, Nutley NJ 07110

Entire contents NutleySons.com 2001 by Anthony Buccino


Web Site Sponsors

Anthony's World


READ MORE:

Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War a Brief History

Nutley Sons Honor Roll

Belleville Sons Honor Roll