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is honored on Panel 10E, Line 104 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 7/24/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik
    Dear PFC Nicholson Brown,
    I hope your photo gets put here because this wall of faces needs yours. Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. Frankie was a Marine who was also killed in Quang Tri, say hi to him. It is important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • The Evening Star (DC) - September 22, 1966

    Posted on 5/15/16 - by Jim McIlhenney

    Marine Pfc. Nicholson Brown, 20, was killed in action in Viet Nam Saturday.
    A member of the 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, Pfc. Brown was taking part in "Operation Dechhouse IV" in Quang Tri Province, which borders on the demilitarized zone.
    Pfc. Brown was born in Enfield, N.C., in 1946 and moved to Washington in December 1958. He was employed as a stockboy for People's Drug Stores from November 1964 to May 1965, and as a handyman at Suitland High School from May to August 1965.
    In August Pfc. Brown enlisted in the Marine Corps. After completing boot camp at Parris Island, he took advanced infantry training at Camp LeJeune,
    N.C. His regiment was formed last May at Camp Pendleton, Calif., and sailed for Viet Nam in July.
    The battalion had been in action for approximately a month, attached to the 7th Fleet as a Special Landing Force, carrier-basrd and delivered to combat zones by helicopter.
    He leaves his mother, Mrs. Christine A. Brown of 22 14th St. NE.

    Semper Fidelis, Marine!
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 9/16/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC Nicholson Brown, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • Semper Fi

    Posted on 9/17/09 - by A Marine
    Semper Fi, Marine.
  • We Remember

    Posted on 9/14/04 - by Robert Sage
    Nicholson is buried at Arlington Nat Cem.
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