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(courtesy of Carol Noonkester)

Grave marker for Tommy A. Nelson in the Beulah United Methodist Church Cemetery, Abilene (Charlotte county), Virginia.

Tommy enlisted in the Army at Richmond, VA on 26 April 1943 and was initially assigned to Service Company.

Pfc Nelson was transferred to Company D on 14 July 1944.

On 23 January 1945 he was hospitalized as a "non battle casualty", possibly for frostbite.  Pfc Nelson was then moved to a field hospital on 29 April 1945 for further treatment.

However, on 28 May 1945 he was transferred back into Company D from the 19th Reinforcement Depot .

He was discharged on 6 January 1946

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