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PFC Nilon Kay Bacon
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1945
Fall Branch
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 26, 1968
Kon Tum, Vietnam

Nilon graduated Fall Branch High School, Class of 1965. He worked for the Tennessee Eastman Corporation before enlisting in the United States Army. Nilon completed basics at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and received his specialty code of 13A10, Field Artillery Basic. Afterwards, he was assigned to Battery B, 6th Battalion, 29th Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division.

Nilon's tour of duty began in Vietnam began on 16 April 1968 and he was Killed in Action while engaged with the enemy in Dak To, Kontum Province, South Vietnam on 26 May 1968. For his actions, he received the Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign Medals.

Nilon was 22 years old and attended the Pleasant View Church of Christ. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Weldon and Billie Bacon. Nilon was married to Judy Arnold and they had no children. In honor of his memory and service to our state, a portion of State Highway 93 at Fall Branch is posted as the PFC Nilon K. Bacon Memorial Highway.
 
 
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Note: Vietnam Memorial Wall: 66W 001

 
Burial:
Logans Chapel Cemetery
Fall Branch
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Nov 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22721186
PFC Nilon Kay Bacon
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
PFC Nilon Kay Bacon
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
PFC Nilon Kay Bacon
Added by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 
 
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- rw2009
 Added: Jun. 16, 2015
Rest In Peace you are not forgotten
- Scott E Dodson
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
May PFC Bacon's sacrifice not be forgotten. Thank you for your service to our country.
- Red
 Added: Apr. 30, 2014
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