Wright County

Sgt. Baneda Maxine Bell




Husband and wife, Gene & Maxine Bell Nagle, were sworn into the U.S. Army in 1943. Maxine and Eugene were married in 1936. Eugene died in 1985 and Maxine married R. B. Thompson in 1987.

Eugene Irving “Gene” Nagle was born Aug. 8, 1909 to Duren and Edith Kinney Nagle. He died June 5, 1985.

Gene was an Administrative Officer in a headquarters training battalion at Camp Carson, CO.

Baneda Maxine “Maxine” Bell was born Jan. 15, 1915 to Louis and Mable Matilda Thompson Bell. She died Jan. 12, 2006 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Clarion, IA.

Sgt. Maxine transferred to the Army Air Corps and was associated with the air inspector. She later transferred to to Lowery Field, CO and worked for the judge advocate.

Sources: “Ordinary Heroes”, by Judge Newt Draheim - and ancestry.com