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.


To read the entire NARA burial file, click HERE.


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


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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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