Loup City, Nebraska
Loren Bell was born in Loup City Nebraska and attended the Teachers College at Kearney for two years before transferring to the University of Nebraska.
He enlisted in the Army in 1940 and began pilot's training. He commissioned in September of 1941. He then became a bombardier and trained other bombardiers. He died in a plane crash near Venice, Florida on July 10, 1945.
Branch of Service
Army Air Force
Military Occupational Specialty
Original Source Location
UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Envelope 3
"Loren William Bell" (1945). World War II Casualties. 4.