Ronald Clyde Nicklos

M, #535, b. 29 November 1927, d. 1 March 1951
Father*William John Nicklos b. 13 Feb 1903, d. 30 Mar 1982
Mother*Millicent Eva Lavinia Arnold b. 26 Jun 1908, d. 29 Jan 1973
Ronald Clyde Nicklos was born on Tuesday, 29 November 1927 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He appeared in the household of William John Nicklos on the census of 2 April 1930 at 4216 East Garfield Street, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He is listed as: Nicklos, Ronald C, son, male, white, 2 4/12 yrs old, single, not attending school, born Washington, father born Canada, mother born England, naturalized citizen. He appeared in the household of William John Nicklos on the census of 9 April 1940 at Lower 5512 Woodlawn Ave., Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. He was recorded as: Nicholas, Ronald Clyde, son, male, white, age 12, single, attending school, born Washington, resided at the same place on April 1, 1935, not working. On January 27, 1951, he left for Japan as a member of Company F, 2'nd Battalion, 7'th Marines, 1'st Marine Division. Ronald died on Thursday, 1 March 1951 at South Korea at age 23 years, 3 months and 1 day a casualty of the Korean War and his name appears on a commemorative wall in Olympia, Washington. He was buried at Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., Washington, USA. Tribute from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec 4, 1951, page 12: In part, 'His name is just one of the hundred thousand killed or wounded in fighting the diplomats say is a police action -- the casualty lists say is a war.' He never got to meet his youngest-born.