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 Richard H. Nelson

Richard H. Nelson

Birth
Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, USA
Death 1 Feb 2003 (aged 77)
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot Section MA, Site 172-A
Memorial ID 7156656 · View Source
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World War II United States Army Air Corps Soldier. He was a crew member of the B-29 Superfortress bomber "Enola Gay" when it performed it's mission on August 6, 1945 to drop the atomic bomb "Little Boy" on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Private Nelson served as the VHF radio operator on the flight.


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 7 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7156656
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard H. Nelson (26 Apr 1925–1 Feb 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7156656, citing Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .