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Aagesen, Bernard

Bernard Aagesen U.S. Army WWII
Bernard Aagesen U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 10/24/1921
Died On: 9/1/1993
Street Address: Richard Place
Service Number: 42109009
Branch of Service: U.S. Army-WWII

Veteran Code: USARMY-1

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Bernard Aagesen

Bernard T Aagesen was born on October 24, 1921, in Rye, New York, the son of Nora and Bernard. His father Bernard was from Denmark, a WWI veteran and a policeman in Rye. His mother Nora was a Homemaker and born in Ireland. Bernard had a little sister Eleanor and the family lived at 12 Richard Place. At the time their house was valued at $11,000 and they owned a radio!. Bernard attended Rye schools and the family were members of the Church of the Resurrection.

Bernard enlisted in 24 Mar 1944 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II until discharged 15 Jun 1946.

On Friday March 24, 1944, Rye sent nineteen men to join the armed forces in a draft contingent from Mamaroneck-Rye Draft Board 750. Included in the group which left Mamaroneck on the 8:57 train was Bernard Aagesen, 12 Richard Place.

After the war Bernard married Mary Helena Gillette and they would have two daughters.

He died in September 1993 in Garrison, New York, at the age of 71.

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