George Francis Nelson was born on 23 November 1915 at Mullinville, Kansas, the son of Francis Duard Nelson and Blanche Lucinda Elza. He married Verna Mae Carter on 9 November 1935.
He died 20 March 1945 on Luzon. He was the brother-in-law of Sgt. Melvin Marion Carter who also died on Luzon.

169th Infantry, Company B

Pvt Nelson is buried at Westview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson County in Tennessee.

Photo courtesy; Beverly Dunn

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 November 1915
  • Date of death: 20 March 1945
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Jefferson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 169th Infantry
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Westview Cemetery, Jefferson City, Jefferson County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Richard Haun Jr.

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