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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: NICHOLS
First name: GARY BRUCE
Home of Record (official): MELVINDALE
State (official): MI
Date of Birth: Monday, August 11, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 54975489
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cavalry Troop

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Sunday, August 25, 1968
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 7, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A2) Hostile, died of wounds
Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Long
The Wall: Panel 25W - Row 018

--- Interment ---


Old Salem Cemetery
Mortons Gap, Hopkins County , KY