Soldier Summary

J. Brooks Nichols

Altername names
  • Nichols, J. Brooke
  • Nicholas,
Military History

Rank: Major

Unit: United States. Army. Infantry, 339th.

Medals Awarded
  • Order of St. Vladimir: with Swords and Ribbons
  • Distinguished Service Order
  • Legion of Honor
  • Croix de Guerre
ResidenceDetroit, MI
Residence1927Hoboken, NJ
Attended reunion5/1964

Charles E. Lewis papers, 1917-1958 (scattered)

The history of the American expedition fighting the Bolsheviki; campaigning in north Russia 1918-1919

Biennial reunion programs

History of the 339th Regiment of Infantry, 1917-1926 (with who's who in and roster of the regiment)

The Polar Bear, vol. 3, no. 1 (Feb. 1927).

United States. Army. Signal Corps photograph collection

Chauncey C. Wade papers



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