Nelson, Hunter, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1918-1919, American Expeditionary Force
Service Years
1893 - 1923



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Contact Info
Home Town
Mount Pleasant
Last Address
Los Angeles, CA

Date of Passing
Jan 09, 1930
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
COL Nelson was SGT Alvin York's regimental commander during World War I (328th Infantry Regiment) June 1918 - Sep 1918.

COL Nelson served over 30 years retiring in Dec 1923.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
24th Infantry Philippine Department1st Battalion, 26th InfantryHawaiian Division
1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry Regiment (GIR)82nd DivisionU.S. Army
  1893-1898, 1542, 24th Infantry
  1899-1901, 1542, Philippine Department
  1912-1915, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1915-1917, Hawaiian Division
  1918-1918, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 401st Glider Infantry Regiment (GIR)
  1918-1918, 1542, 82nd Division
  1918-1919, American Expeditionary Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1889-1893, United States Military Academy
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