Slade, Eleanor

Eleanor Slade U.S. Navy WWII
Eleanor Slade U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 9/4/1922
Died On: 9/11/1985 Residence : Wilton, Connecticut
Street Address: 36 Meadow Place
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-250

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Eleanor Slade

Eleanor Slade was born on September 4, 1922, in Orange, New Jersey, her father, Alan, was 31, and her mother, Ethel, was 35.

She had one brother Alan and in Rye her family lived at 36 Meadow Place. Eleanor was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1941.

She attended Green Mountain Junior College and Boston University.

Eleanor enlisted on July 13, 1944, when she was 21 years old and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

She joined the Women's Reserve U S Naval Reserve and attended Naval Training School at Hunter College the Bronx for indoctrination in the WAVES.

When Eleanor completed her basic training she received orders to report for duty and she served at the Washington, DC Naval Barracks.

Tragically, her brother Alan Arthur Slade was killed in action on February 26, 1945, in Luxembourg when Eleanor was 22 years old.

She married Homer Maxim Lincoln on April 2, 1949, in Wilton, Connecticut.

Eleanor Slade died on September 11, 1985, in Wilton, Connecticut, at the age of 63.

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