... Albert J. Patchell, 24, 201 Klotter Ave., corpora;, and Thelma
K. Whitt, 22, 201 Klotter Ave., winder.
[The Cincinnati Enquirer, Friday, October 26,
1945, Page 21]
Suit Filed For Ma Hurt By Auto
Patchell, 6912 Cambridge Rd., Madison Pl. has asked for damages of
$102,796 for injuries suffered in an automobile accident in the yard of
In a suit filed Thursday i Common Pleas Court by Miss Antoinette
Navarra, attorney, the damages are sought from Brian Moon, 17, 7725
Indian Hill Rd., and his parents, Ben H. and Esther Moon.
Mr. Patchell said he was in his yard May 16, 1964, when an
automobile driven by the youth, hit an automobile on Cambridge Road,
jumped the curb, hilt Mr. Patchell's automobile which was parked on his
premises, then glanced off the car and hit Mr. Patchell, knocking him
approximately 15 feet into the air.
The accident lef him with a permanent right arm injury, the suit
[The Cincinnati Enquirer, Friday, May 13 1966,
Kentucky Edition, Page 5]
Albert Jack of Madison Place. Family will receive friends at the
Craver-Hookam Funeral Home, Milford, Tuesday 6 to 8 P.M. Services
Hamilton Church of God, Wednesday 11 A.M.
(courtesy of Ruth Draginoff Higgins
Grave marker for Albert and Thelma Patchell in Oak Hill Cemetery,
Cincinnati (Hamilton county), Ohio.
Albert enlisted in the
Army at Cincinnati, OH on 5 October 1942.
A member of Company B, Pvt
Patchell was declared as a qualified parachutist on 5 March 1943 as the
entire regiment completed jump school.
Pvt Patchell made the jump
into Normandy on D-Day and was wounded in action on 14 June 1944 but
returned to duty 45 weeks later.
It is uncertain whether he
saw combat in Holland but he did go back on the line for the Battle of
the Bulge where he was hit in the face and badly wounded on Christmas
His military decorations
include the Purple Heart with 1 OLC as well s the Bronze Service
Arrowhead device and the Combat Infantryman Badge, both awarded for
participation in Normandy assault.