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This collection contains four correspondence from S2/C Robert E. Nicola, USN, and four correspondence from other authors, during the Second World War.
Seaman Second Class Robert Eldon Nicola, United States Navy (3/9/1926 - 7/22/1952) was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming to Glen R. and Grace A. Nicola, with siblings Billie J. who is only three years younger and possibly the main recipient of his letters, Howard. He served in the Navy during the Second World War, first training with Company 260-44 at Camp Bennion, US Naval Training Station in Farragut, Idaho. He later served with CASU-4-Division-E and after the war was released from service and reenlisted in 1948. He left the Navy again on June 30, 1951 and passed away from stomach cancer on July 22, 1952. He earned the rank of Aviation Electrician's Mate Second Class and that is etched on his headstone at Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
0.025 Linear feet (2 folders)
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