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Nicholson, Vernon Andrew


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/8/2007 at 19:59:00

Nicholson, Vernon Andrew

Traer, IA

Serial No: 37599398

Born: Jun 21, 1921

Parent: Mrs. Earl Dunlavey

Entered Army: Jul 18, 1944, Inf.

Training in US: Camp Hood, TX; Fort Benning, GA

Left for Overseas: From New York on Mar 10, 1945; arrived LeHavre, France on Mar 22, 1945. Assigned 101st Airborne Div, 506 Parachute Inf. Reg., Co. E and F, and Medical Detachment, 326 Medical Co.

Sent to Front: Apr 3, 1945, with Co. E, 506th Para. Inf. Reg.

Medals-Ribbbons: Good Conduct, Victory, Army Occupation, American Theater, EAMET Ribbon

Returned to US: Southampton, England, Dec 29, 1945; into New York on Jan 3, 1946

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS on Jul 2, 1946. Rating: T/5

Months in Service: In US, 13-1/2; overseas, 10

Present Occupation: Farming

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Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


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