Homer Ira Nichols Jr.

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/08/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana
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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