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HONORED ON PANEL 38W, LINE 29 OF THE WALL

RICHARD ALLEN NICHOLS

WALL NAME

RICHARD A NICHOLS

PANEL / LINE

38W/29

DATE OF BIRTH

11/10/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

GIA DINH

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/21/1968

HOME OF RECORD

POINT PLEASANT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Sussex County

STATE

NJ

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RICHARD ALLEN NICHOLS
POSTED ON 1.24.2021
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear Sp4 Richard Nichols, Thank you for your service as a Power Generation Equipment Operator/Mechanic. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It’s a New Year, but not necessarily better. Time passes quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 7.16.2017

Ground Casualty

SP4 Richard A. Nichols was a power generation equipment operator and mechanic serving with Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC), 69th Signal Battalion. On November 21, 1968, SP4 Nichols was working with electrical lines at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Gia Dinh Province, RVN, when he was accidently electrocuted. Nichols was fatally injured in the incident. [Taken from coffeltdatabase.org]
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POSTED ON 1.27.2017
POSTED BY: Tom Hennessy

His partial obituary Dec 4, 1968 Asbury Park Press

He was accidentally electrocuted while working on electrical wires at an Air Force Base near Saigon on November 21. He had been in Vietnam since April. He enlisted in the Army in 1967

He was the son of Mrs Raymond Nichols of Pompano Beach, Fl and the late Mr Nichols. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs Jack Trout, Pt Pleasant and Patricia Nichols Pompano Beach and brother James of Pompano Beach
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POSTED ON 11.21.2016
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Thank You

Thank you Spec 4 Nichols for your leadership and courage.
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POSTED ON 10.31.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter [email protected]

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SP4 Richard Allen Nichols, 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
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