Walker, Nelson, BG

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GD-Commanding General (Deputy)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 00GD, 8th Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1944

Infantry

Brigadier General



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pittsfield
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 10, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
47th Infantry Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseU.S. Army
1st Battalion, 15th Infantry 8th Infantry Division
  1917-1919, HHC, 47th Infantry
  1923-1924, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1929-1930, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1932-1933, 6, Army War College (Student)
  1937-1938, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1943-1944, 00GD, 8th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1918-1919 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1944 WWII - American Theater
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned Aug 1917 as 2LT of Infantry.
Killed in Action, July 1944 in Northern France.
 
   
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