1921 - 1945 (24 years)
||Niles Kendall Stevens |
||World War II
|U.S. Merchant Marines |
||23 Feb 1945
- from the March 15, 1945 issue of the Linesville Herald:
Niles K. Stevens Dies in Plane Crash
Mr. and Mrs. Myrl Stevens have been informed that their son 2nd Officer Niles K. Stevens, 23, has been killed in an airplane crash on February 21.
Besides his parents he is survived by one brother, Gordon L. Stevens at the U.S.N.T.C. at Sampson, N.Y.
Niles enrolled in the Merchant Marines in December 1941, he took his basic training at Port Hueneme, Calif. and Cadet training at Treasure Island, San Francisco. He spent nine months in the Pacific on the Grace Lines. He then attended the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, graduating in December 1943. He also served in the Atlantic and Mediterranean areas for six months on a tanker with the Cities Service Oil Company. Since November he has been in the Pacific with the American Mail Lines Ltd. Niles graduated from Linesville High School in 1939.
||After 23 Feb 1945
||North Africa American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
- does have a cenotaph (memorial marker only) in the Linesville Cemetery where his parents are buried - Section Y, Lot 3, Grave 5
||Stevens, Myrl Levi, Niles Kendall and Pansie Almira Kendall
Myrle - 1896 to 1981
Pansie - 1896 to 1988
Niles - 1921 to 1945
Plot: Section Y, Lot 3, Graves 3-6
||27 Jun 2016 |
||Myrl Levi Stevens, b. 27 Dec 1896, Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 13 Jun 1981, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA (Age 84 years) |
||Pansie Almira Kendall, b. 6 Sep 1896, Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA , d. 13 Mar 1988, Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA (Age 91 years) |
||28 Dec 1918