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Raymond Lewellen

Brothers Roy and Raymond Lewellen are sons of Herbert and Sarah (Basinger) Lewellen of Bullskin Township where both joined the United States Army.

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aymond Lewellen, pictured here on the right with his brother Roy Lewellen. 

Raymond was a mechanic with the 1541st unit involved in the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign. 

While serving in Guadalcanal he was injured and spent the next several months in the Army hospital. 

Raymond was discharged from the Army Air Force as a Sergeant.  Raymond served in WWII from November 1942 - 1946.