Funeral is Wednesday for NH soldier



A public funeral Mass is scheduled Wednesday for a New Hampshire GI killed in Afghanistan.

Twenty-three-year-old Sgt. Andrew Nicol, a U.S. Army Ranger from Kensington, died Aug. 8 after being wounded by an improvised explosive device in Kandahar Province. Nicol served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and earned a Medal of Valor in 2008.

WMUR-TV reports that a private transfer ceremony was held Saturday at Pease Air National Guard Base.

On Tuesday, there’s a public wake scheduled for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, in Amesbury, Mass.

The mass is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial to follow at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Taz Show
Download Weather App

Listen Live