Pfc Andrew Henning Nelson
  • 19 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 31, 1987
  • Date of passing: Dec 25, 2006
Let the memory of Andrew be with us forever

Pfc. Andrew H. Nelson of Saint Johns, Michigan was a 2005 graduate of Saint Johns High School and was a member of the Redwing Swim Team and a Captain of the team his senior year. Andrew had wanted to be a soldier since he was a kid. He enlisted in the Army at the beginning of his senior year and was called to active duty August 2006. On November 5, 2005 he married his high school sweetheart. He died at age 19 of wounds sustained Dec. 25 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad.

Army
9th Engineer Battalion
2nd Brigade Combat Team
1st Infantry Division
Schweinfurt, Germany 


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