(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
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
However, on 28 May
1945 he was transferred back into Company D from the 19th
Reinforcement Depot .
He was discharged on 6