Charles V. Nelson

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NAME:
Charles Victor Nelson
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
407412
HOME OF RECORD:
Marietta, GA
NEXT OF KIN:
Parents, Charles Bee & Willie Grace Nelson
DATE OF BIRTH:
11/28/1924
SERVICE DATES:
6/22/1942 – 12/30/1944
DATE OF DEATH:
5/10/2001
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur B/1/24 745 PFC  
Saipan B/1/24 675 PFC WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

Biography coming soon.

PFC Nelson was hit by shell fragments within hours of landing on Saipan. His wounds would end his Marine Corps career.
PFC Nelson was hit by shell fragments within hours of landing on Saipan. His wounds would end his Marine Corps career. From the operations report of USS Leon.