James LeRoy Wilson
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
James L. Wilson was born in
Alabama on February 8, 1919. He enlisted in the Regular Army for
in the Panama Canal Department on October 11, 1940 at Montgomery, Alabama. His home of residence
was listed as Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. He had completed two years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Wilson died on June 14, 1944 of wounds received in action in France.
James L. Wilson was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Alabama.
Mobile National Cemetery
Plot: 7, 2233
Grave marker for James L. Wilson
Photo by Amy Walker
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