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James Lawrence NEAL
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: Air Force
Training: Medical Dept. School - Atlanta, GA; X ray technician AAF Tech School - Amarillo, TX Airplane mechanic College Training Detachment - Sesqugitanna University Selisgrove, PA - general academic training Maxwell Field, Alabama - pre-flight training Clarksville, Miss. - Primary flight training Greenville, Miss - Basic Flight training Turner Field, GA - Advanced Flying Transferred to Infantry
Military Unit: Rifleman with the 145th Infantry Regiment, 37th Division in the Asiatic - Pacific Theater of operations.
Decorations: American Campaign Medal; Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal; Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one bronze star; Good conduct medal; World War II Victory Medal; Combat Infantry Badge

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Veteran World War II
Address: McAdoo, Texas.
Entered Service: October 12, 1942.
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy.
Overseas: October 12, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: Asiatic-Pacific.
Decorations: American Theatre Ribbon; Victory Medal.
Discharged: Camp Wallace, Texas.
Rank: Lieutenant.
Total Time Served: 4 years, 8 months, 7 days.

Benny Porter NICHOLS
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Private
Duty Assignment: Arty
Service Dates: May 25, 1954 to February 24, 1956
Military Unit: B Btry, 451st AAA Bn, Btry Cler
Commendations: National Defense Service Medal
Submitted by Tookie Cash, sister

Ned Lanier Ned Lanier NICHOLS
Veteran Korea
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Seaman 3rd Class Petty Officer
Service Dates: October 17, 1950 to August 12, 1954
Duty Assignment: Aviation Mechanic Training: Moffitt Field, California
Theatre of Operation: Occupied Japan after WWII
Submitted by Tookie Cash, sister

Veteran Vietnam
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: E-7 SFC
Dates of Service: February 1957 - 1980
Theatre of Operation: Vietnam, Korea,

Charles Wiley NICKELS
Veteran World War II
Address: Spur, Texas.
Entered Service: May 26, 1942 to November 4, 1945
Branch of Service: Army.
Overseas: August 6, 1942.
Theatre of Operations: European - Iceland
Engagements: Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe.
Decorations: Good Conduct Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars.
Returned to U.S.: July 1, 1945.
Discharged: Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Rank: Private.
Total Time Served: 3 years, 5 months, 9 days.
Honoree: Deceased, January 31, 2000
Submitted by Mary and Nancy Nickels

Wiley Otis NICKELS
Veteran Vietnam
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Sgt.
Service Dates: May 8, 1969 to May 7, 1971
Theatre of Operation: Vietnam
Honoree: Deceased, October 3, 1998
Submitted by Nancy Nickels

Johnny Nickols Johnny NICKOLS
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army.
Rank: Captain.
Trained at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Overseas: July 31, 1943.
Theatre of Operations: South Pacific.
Engagements: Adianns Island, Luzon, Philippines, Occupation of Japan.
Decorations: Japan Occupational Medal.
Returned to U.S.: October 8, 1945.

James Carl NIX   "Bill"
Veteran World War II
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Rank: Private First Class
Service Dates: December 22, 1944 to January 16, 1946
Theatre of Operation: Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Citations: Victory Medal

Omer N. NIX "Pete"
Veteran of World War I
Address: Dickens, Texas.
Entered Service: October 12, 1917.
Branch of Service: Army - Quartermaster Corps Fire Truck and Hose Co. #333.
Rank: Sergeant.
Enlisted at 22 yrs. of age, was a Rancher. He had grey eyes, blond hair and light complexsion and was 6 feet and 1/2 inches in height.
Discharged: March 28, 1919 at Camp Bowie, Texas.
Submitted by: Almedia Nix

Curtis Dell NOLAND   "Jiggs"
Veteran World War II
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Seaman 2nd Class SV6 USNR
Theatre Location: Pacific Theater
Dates of Service: December 23, 1944 to March 20, 1946
Overseas: 12 Months Duty
Source: Discharge papers Book 3, page 159
Honoree: Deceased February 2, 1998
Submitted by Rachel Noland, wife
Photo courtesy of Jewell Noland Holder, sister

John Early NOLAND
Branch: U.S. Navy
Dates of Service: March 15, 1958 to March 14, 1962
Location: More Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California
Honoree: Deceased, buried Dickens Cemetery
Submitted by Jewell Holder, sister

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