Sgt Nekl Bruce “Nick” Allen

Sgt Nekl Bruce “Nick” Allen

Birth
New York, USA
Death 12 Sep 2009 (aged 29)
Wardak, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 8941
Memorial ID 41959834 · View Source
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Army Staff Sgt Allen was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York. He served as an infantryman and was deployed in January. Allen died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised-explosive device and small arms fire. Nekl is survived by his wife, Amy, and his three children. He was a graduate of Churchville-Chili High School class of 1999 where he was a wrestler and played football and joined the US Army in May 2002. This was Nekl's 3rd overseas deployment. He was previously deployed twice to Iraq. Nekl had received more than 30 awards and decorations including the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Air Assault Badge.


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  • Added: 14 Sep 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Nekl Bruce “Nick” Allen (16 Aug 1980–12 Sep 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41959834, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Brenda N (contributor 46490312) .