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.


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

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