In Memory of:

Curtis Realigh Nixon
BMC, 39-43

I would like to have my grandfather added to the memorial page of the Pyro website.His name was Curtis Realigh Nixon.His rank when he reported aboard on November 22, 1939 was Seaman 1st class.He was transferred off the ship September 22, 1943 with the rank of Chief Boatswain Mate.He participated in the defense of Pearl Harbor as gun captain of one of the 3 inch emplacements.He was wounded during the second wave after going out into the harbor in a whale boat to rescue survivors in the water. Sadly, my grandfather died in 1993. Thank you for your time and keep up the good work on the website.

Robert Nixon
Frisco, TX 75035

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