Pvt. Lewis Taylor Nix Jr.
|Born: 2 April 1918 - Locust Hill,
Parents: Lewis T. Nix Sr. & Mattie L. Tabor-Nix
Siblings: 3 sisters
Nickname: "L. T."
Hometown: Locust Hill, Breckinridge County
Education: grammar school
Occupation: worked on family farm
- U. S. Army
- 21 January 1941 - Louisville, Kentucky
- Fort Knox, Kentucky
- qualified as tank gunner
- Camp Polk, Louisiana
- 192nd Tank Battalion
*D Company - Attached to 194th Tank Battalion
Born: 1 July
1918 - Mercer County, Kentucky
Killed in Action:
- Friday - 2 January 1942 - Friendly Fire - Guagua, Philippine Islands
- L. T. left his tank and was standing outside of it when a crew member of Lt. Col.
Ernest Miller's tank slipped, grabbed the tank's machine gun and accidentally fired
the gun. Bullets from the gun hit L. T. in the chest.
- L. T. died on way to the hospital.
- Miller was the commanding officer of the 194th Tank Battalion.
- Ralph Stine stated he attempted to treat Nix's wounds, but the wounds were too bad
- exhumed after