Joe Sneed Wiles Jr.

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/10/1944

 

Joe S. Wiles Jr. was born in Tennessee on September 4, 1924. He was the son of Joe Sneed Wiles Sr.
and Georgie Newsom Brown. His home of residence was listed as Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia.
He attended Georgia Tech University but did not complete his course of studies because of his entry
into the Army. His expected year of graduation from Georgia Tech would have been 1945.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Second Lieutenant Wiles was killed in action in France, in the area of La Maugerie, on July 10, 1944.

 

From the Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine Vol. XXIII, No. 01 1944

 

 

 

Joe S. Wiles Jr. was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Tennessee.

Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee
Plot: Section 28

 

Grave marker for Joe S. Wiles Jr.

Photo by Harriet W. Berry from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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