Arnold, Edwin W.
Edwin W. Arnold was born Wednesday, March 29, 1922, the son of son of Mrs. Lula Abrams, 417 Duane Avenue. (Lulu Brate of Malta, Saratoga, NY). After WWII he lived with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arnold. His siblings were:
- Drusilla Arnold
- Helen Arnold
- Betty Arnold
- Byron Arnold
Edwin Arnold served in the U.S. Army during World War II landing on the beach of Normandy serving through Northern France continuing as far as the Rhineland.
Full Name: Edwin W. Arnold
Level of Education: 1 year of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Birth Date: 1922
Birth Place: New York
World War II Army Enlistment Records
Enlistment Date: 21 Feb 1941
Army Component: Regular Army
Army Serial Number: 12005587
Enlistment Place: Albany New York
Source of Army Personnel: Civil Life
Box Number: 0076
Film Reel: 1.69
Seven Youths Enlist Here - Prefer Not to Wait For Government Call in Army Draft
Seven Schenectady youths are not waiting for the draft but are heeding the call to the colors of their own accord, it was indicated yesterday as seven recruits, one of them just 18, were enlisted at the U. S Army recruiting station.
Sergt. Harry Cohun, in charge of the station, reported that some of the younger recruits said they felt there was no necessity of waiting to be drafted and decided to enlist for service at once.
The 18 year-old recruit is Edwin W. Arnold, son of Mrs. Dula Abrams, 417 Duane Avenue. He was accepted for the 16th Infantry at Fort Jay.
- Schenectady Gazette - February 22, 1941
Edwin W. Arnold was employed by GE as a machinist.
Marriage & Children
Edwin Arnold married on May 13, 1944 Joan Margaret Hollands. Their children were:
- Fay Arnold
- Diana Arnold
Edwin W. Arnold died Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the Stratton VA Medical Center.
Arnold, Edwin W.: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Times Union, The (Albany, NY) - Monday, August 24, 2009
Deceased Name: Arnold, Edwin W.
KNOX Edwin W. Arnold, 87, died on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the Stratton VA Medical Center. Edwin served in the U.S. Army during World War II landing on the beach of Normandy serving through Northern France continuing as far as the Rhineland. He was employed by GE as a machinist. He was also an avid fisherman and hunter. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Joan Arnold; two daughters Fay and Diana Arnold; four grandsons and seven great-grand-children. He is predeceased by a grandson, James T. Golden Jr. Services will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in Edwin's memory to the Stratton VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. FredendallFuneralHome.com
Edition: Final Edition Page: B3 Copyright, 2009, (c) Times Union. All Rights Reserved.
Edwin W. Arnold: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
Name: Edwin W. Arnold
State of Issue: New York
Date of Birth: Wednesday March 29, 1922
Date of Death: Saturday August 22, 2009
Est. Age at Death: 87 years, 4 months, 24 days
Last known residence:
City: Delanson; Braman Corners
State: New York
ZIP Code: 12053
|1930 United States Federal Census about Lulu Arnold
Name: Lulu Arnold
|Edwin not mentioned, but definitely his family.|
1940 United States Federal Census about Lula Abrams