Glenn Allen Nelson

Memorial Location


  • 2nd Mate’s License
  • Served: July 1943 until the end of the War
  • World War II

Glenn’s service history started as a Cadet Midshipman on board the SS Nicholas Biddle. In March 1944 he went to the USMMA in Kings Point, New York where he obtained his 2nd Mate’s License. He then served on the SS Alexander Hamilton until the end of the war.

Glenn was born 1/16/1923.Deceased 8/9/1982. Interred in Pleasant Hill, CA.

Glenn is one of the six Nelson Brothers who served in World War II.  For information click on:  Russ, Hank, Jack, Vic and Wally.