PRIVATE CLAYTON WILLIAM NICHOLS; U.S. ARMY

March 24, 1893 (Fairfield, CT) – January 14, 1918; 24 years old
Married to Edna Selleck Nichols on June 15, 1917 in Norwalk, Connecticut; no children
Last local address: 83 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk
Entered the service November 7, 1917
No serial number
Unit: 151st Depot Brigade, 10th Company

Born to John Nichols (1855-1947) and Elizabeth Jewett Nichols (1860-1943). Sisters are Etta (1881-1966), Hattie (1891-1979), Elsie (1901-2000), and Viola (1907-2000). Brothers are Irving (1885-1959), Edwin (1887-1962) and Theodore (1896-1993).

Employed as a carpenter with Dupont Company in Fairfield

Died of cerebro spinal meningitis at Camp Devens, Ayer, Massachusetts.


For NARA burial file, click HERE.


Private Nichols is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk; Section 5, Plot 249.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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