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PFC Terence Jerome "Terry" Nelan
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Birth: May 31, 1925
Hammond
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1944
Aachen
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Illinois, PFC - Infantry, World War II

Terry's parents were Joseph Ewart Nelan and Irene Grace Woodward.

Terry was killed in action in Eschweiler, (near Aachen), Germany on 24 Nov 1944. His body was returned to the USA and buried 19 Nov 1947 at Camp Butler Cemetery. He was awarded the Bronze Star posthumously for actions carried out 31 Oct 1944 when he organized and led, while under fire, the successful rescue of several fellow soldiers who had been wounded while on patrol.

Bio contributed by Le Chatnoir
 
 
Burial:
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: SECTION 3 SITE 923-U
 
Maintained by: Le Chatnoir
Originally Created by: Iced Tea
Record added: May 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52665515
PFC Terence Jerome Terry Nelan
Added by: Le Chatnoir
 
PFC Terence Jerome Terry Nelan
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PFC Terence Jerome Terry Nelan
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 Added: May. 27, 2010
 
 
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