James LeRoy Wilson

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 06/14/1944



James L. Wilson was born in Alabama on February 8, 1919. He enlisted in the Regular Army for service
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
Mobile County
Plot: 7, 2233



Grave marker for James L. Wilson

Photo by Amy Walker
from the
Find A Grave website









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