CLINTON, N.Y. (UP) – Word has been received here today of the death at Chelsea (Mass.) Naval Hospital of Capt. Nelson C. Dale Jr., U.S. Marine Corps, from injuries suffered while leading his unit in the second day of battle for Okinawa.
Dale, who won the Merrill award as outstanding college senior at Hamilton in 1942, died yesterday [April 22, 1946].
He captained the 1942 college hockey team and won letters in football and tennis.
His father, a Hamilton geology professor, his mother and a brother survive him.