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John Bastian Nelson

Graduating Class of 1914
Served in World War I
Attached photograph of First Lieutenant Nelson

First Lieutenant
John Bastian Nelson

Company A
127th Infantry Regiment
32nd Infantry Division


Eau Claire, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Hauts-de-France, France

Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About First Lieutenant Nelson

First Lieutenant Nelson served in the Alsace-Lorraine sector before seeing four months of fighting at Château-Thierry and the Belgian front.

He was killed in action while leading his troops against the Kriemhilde Stellung (Hindenburg Line) during the Battle of the Argonne Forest.