Nichols, Jesse W

Rank: Technician Fourth Grade

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)


Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal French Croix de Guerre

Date of birth: 25 April 1910

Hometown: North Carolina

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled routemen

High School: 3 years of high school

Married: Separated, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 11 October 44

Age at death: 34

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Serres, France

Place of interment: Lorraine American Cemetery in St Avold, France

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