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PFC Nicholas R. Cournoyer
Birth: Sep. 10, 1980
Concord
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: May 18, 2006, Iraq

Pfc. Nicholas R. Cournoyer of Gilmanton, New Hampshire was born the son of Denis R. and Lenda Cournoyer and attended school in Gilmanton graduating from Gilford Middle High School in 2000. He enjoyed music, partying, concerts, playing pool, lifting weights, running, his truck, the annual canoe trip and being with his family and friends. He was a fan of the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. He enlisted in the Army in January 2005. He was an infantryman and had been awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, which is given to soldiers who see direct combat. Before enlisting, he worked as a mason's assistant in the Laconia area. He bought a truck that he had fixed up and paid off. He planned to buy a Harley-Davidson after his tour ended. He wanted to join the National Guard. Nick had a highly developed sense of right and wrong that stood out to his peers and teachers. He was a really solid human being and he was a caring human being, and was a big, strapping kid. Survivors include his parents, Denis R. and Lenda A. Cournoyer, of Gilmanton; a sister, Natalie A. Cournoyer, of Meredith; his grandmother, Vivian A. Newton, of Laconia. He was buried with full military honors. He died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad at age 25.

Army
2nd Battalion
22nd Infantry
1st Brigade Combat Team
10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
Fort Drum, New York 
 
Burial:
Bayside Cemetery
Laconia
Belknap County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14343680
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PFC. U.S. Army. Operation Iraq Freedom. 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry). My respects Sir.
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