|courtesy of Jan Franco|
Julius was drafted in February 1942. After basic training he was assigned to H Company 116th Infantry. He trained with the unit in preparing for the amphibious assault on occupied France and was promoted to SGT before the planned landings. He was killed in action in that effort on 6 Jun 1944.
SGT Nessing was repatriated and re-interred in Saint Stanislaus Cemetery in Meriden, Connecticut.