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SGT Nicolas Michael Hodson

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SGT Nicolas Michael Hodson

  • Birth 12 Oct 1980 Smithville, Clay County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 22 Mar 2003 Iraq
  • Burial Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Section B1, Site 175
  • Memorial ID 7290173

Marine Sgt Hodson was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq. Hodson, father of a 2 yr old son, had dreams of settling down into a life as a Marine recruiter. He died just a few months after his mother died of cancer. "He was so proud of being a Marine, of serving his country," said his twin sister, Nicole. "He passed doing what he loved to do." Hodson was a lanky 22-year-old from outside Saint Louis with a quick wit and charm. When he wasn't driving or asking for the butter pecan packet from other soldiers MRE (meals ready to eat) packs, Hodson repaired much of the battalion's equipment, finding even less time for rest than most.



  • Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 25 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7290173
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Nicolas Michael Hodson (12 Oct 1980–22 Mar 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7290173, citing Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Peterborough "K" (contributor 46537737) .