John Henry Wilson

Company A 1/22 Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/03/69

 

 

PERSONAL DATA

Home of Record: Scranton, PA
Date of birth: 01/02/1950

MILITARY DATA

Service: Army of the United States
Grade at loss: E5
Rank: Sergeant ID
MOS: 11B40: Infantryman
Length Service: 01
Unit: A CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4TH INF DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA

Start Tour: 08/06/1969
Incident Date: 11/03/1969
Casualty Date: 11/03/1969
Age at Loss: 19
Location: Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
Casualty Detail: Gun or small arms fire

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John Wilson was killed in action in a firefight at grid reference BR781053,
approximately 5 kilometers west/southwest of Van Canh airfield.

 

 

 

 

 

SGT John Henry Wilson's decorations

 

 

 

 

John is buried at Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA

 

 

Grave marker for John H. Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo of John Henry Wilson by Joe Cassel, Company A 1/22 Infantry 1969-70

 

 

 

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For a tribute to John Henry Wilson click on the following link:

Together We Served

 

 

 

 

 

 


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