Henry Vernard (Hank) Nelson

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  • Sergeant, 518 Ordinance Company
  • Served: 9/16/1942 to 11/30/1945
  • World War II
  • European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, Four Overseas Service Bars and an American Theater Ribbon
  • Artillery Mechanic

Served in five Battles: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.

Born 4/19/1915. Deceased 1/10/2002. Interred in Racine, WI.

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