10/14/1932 – 9/3/2009 Branch: Navy Rank: TM3C SS Service Dates: 1951 – 1955 County: Pettis City: Sedalia, MO Conflicts/Significant Events: Korea, Submarine USS Blackfin Story uploaded: Friday, September 28, 2007 / Updated: Friday August 18th, 2023
1/12/1925 – 12/13/2013 Branch: Navy Rank: Lt. Commander Unit: various ships Service Dates: 1943 – 1967 Veteran Station: Franklin County: Franklin Enlisted Conflicts/Significant Events: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Pacific, Inchon Invasion, Wonsong River Patrol Force Story uploaded: Thursday, June 14, 2007 / Updated: Thursday June 22nd, 2023
9/14/1930 – 8/31/2021 Branch: Marines Rank: Sgt. Unit: 7th Outfit: 1st Service Dates: 1948 – 1951 County: St. Louis Conflicts/Significant Events: Nik joined the Marine Corps in November 1948 and was wounded in Korea, December 3, 1950 sustaining leg and head injuries, losing his eye as well as suffering severe frostbite of his extremities. He received a Purple Heart for his injuries. Nick was honorably discharged from the Marines in September 1951. His name is engraved on The Chosin Few Monument in Forest Park, St. Louis next to the Korean War Veterans Association Memorial. Story uploaded: Friday, September 25, 2009 / Updated May 7, 2023
3/19/1932 – 8/27/2021 Branch: Air Force Rank: Airmen 3C Service Dates: 1951-1953 County: Saline Conflicts/Significant Events: Korea, Saw General Eisenhower Candidate For President Story uploaded/modified: September 11, 2008/December 24th, 2021
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