Joe Sneed Wiles Jr.
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Joe S. Wiles Jr. was born in
Tennessee on September 4, 1924. He was the son of Joe Sneed Wiles
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.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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