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William Edward Nelson
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1926
Death: Mar. 1, 1945

PVT USMCR Killed in Action World War II

William E. Nelson
Date of death: KIA
Home of record: Omaha, Nebraska
Status: KIA


Awards and CitationsSilver Star
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Awarded posthumously for actions during the World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Private William E. Nelson (MCSN: 560428), United
States Marine Corps, was awarded the Silver Star (Posthumously) for gallantry in
action at Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands on March 1, 1945.
Action Date: 1-Mar-45
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Private
 
 
Note: Date of Interment 4 12 1948
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 19,17,10
 
Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
Record added: Jul 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72979120
William Edward Nelson
Added by: Loren Bender
 
William Edward Nelson
Added by: Loren Bender
 
William Edward Nelson
Added by: David King
 
 
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R.I.P.
- David King
 Added: Oct. 6, 2011
Awarded the silver star on Iwo Jima
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011
Rest In Peace!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011
 
 
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