Homer Ira Nichols Jr.
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Homer I. Nichols Jr. was born in
New Orleans, Louisiana on May 23, 1925.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
He entered military service on September 29, 1943.
Private First Class Nichols was
killed in action in Normandy, France,
during the battle for the town of Periers on July 8, 1944.
Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal
Homer I. Nichols Jr. was buried
in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Louisiana in 1948.
Plot: 8 Cedar Aloe Orange
Grave marker for Homer I. Nichols Jr.
Photo by Pennsylvania Lady from the Find A Grave website
Top photo of Homer I. Nichols Jr. from the
Needham Broughton High School yearbook 1936
by north40a from Ancestry.com
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