John Arthur (Jack) Nelson

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  • Private 2nd Class
  • Served: July 1945 Merchant Marines on board SS John McDonogh; US Army 6/13/1955 to 6/12/1957
  • World War II and Korean War
  • Marksman (carbine) Badge
  • In the Army he attended Quartermaster School and worked in Supply Records.

Born 8/25/1927.  Deceased on 6/17/2015. Interred in Florida.

Jack was one of the six brothers who served during World War II.  For information click on:  Wally, Glenn, Russ, Hank and Vic.