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Name: Malcolm Francis Woolaver Rank: Staff Sergeant Service Number: 11117028 Service: United States Army Air Corps Date of Birth: August 4, 1923 Place of Birth: Walton, Hants Co., NS Date of Enlistment: November 16, 1942 Age at Enlistment: 19 Place of Enlistment: Boston, Massachusetts Address at Enlistment: Essex, Massachusetts Height: 5 feet, 11 and ½ inches Complexion: Light Eyes: Brown Hair: Brown Trade: Salesperson Marital Status: Single Next of Kin: George Woolaver, father Date of Death: January 19, 1944 Age: 20 Cemetery: Webster Cemetery, Freeport, Cumberland Co., Maine Malcolm was the son of George Ezra (1894-1968) and Maude Lilian (Lingard) Woolaver (1894-1980). He was the brother of Shirley M (Woolaver) Irish (1919-2015) and John N. Woolaver (b. 1922). Malcolm’s father was born in Walton, NS; his mother, in Tennycape, NS. His sister Shirley married US Army Lieutenant Maynard Monroe Irish (1916-2007) in October 1943 at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. Malcolm was working for First National Co. as a salesperson when he registered for the US Draft on June 30, 1942. He had completed 3 years of high school. Lieutenant Malcolm Woolaver was injured in the line of duty (not in battle) and admitted to hospital in January 1944 and died January 19, 1944 in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, having served 1 year and 2 months. There was a United States Army Air Field in Lake Charles, in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana established in 1940 and the Lake Charles Army Flying School was established in June 1941 and assigned to Army Air Corps Training Command, Gulf Coast Training Center. Malcolm Woolaver was likely based there at the time of his death.
Malcolm Francis Woolaver
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