Named WW2 Purple Heart Medal Grouping – Nicodemus
Outstanding Named WW2 Purple Heart Medal Grouping (John Sherman Nicodemus). Includes: engraved Bronze Star Medal, engraved Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, WW2 Victory Medal, EAME Campaign Medal (with 2 bronze campaign stars), American Campaign Medal, and dog tag. Grouping also includes general research paperwork for John S. Nicodemus (as received).
Bronze Star and Purple Heart are both officially machine engraved with name “John S. Nicodemus“. Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and WW2 Victory Medal are slot brooch. EAME Campaign Medal and American Campaign Medal are crimp brooch.
According to our cursory research, Private First Class John Sherman Nicodemus (ASN: 35804831), a native of Piqua, Ohio, served with the 3rd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division (reconstituted) during WW2. Nicodemus was wounded by a land mine detonation in Germany in April of 1945.