Daniel Webster Wilson Jr.
Born 20 April 1915, Mountain City, Tennessee
Died 26 March 1945
He is buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold (Moselle), France, G, 15, 18
Son of Daniel Webster Wilson, Sr. and Jessie Jenkins Wilson. Husband of Margaret E. Clough Wilson.
Daniel, who resided in New Castle, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant with the 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II. He drowned in the Rhine River while on duty.
He enlisted in the Army on June 3, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Rank: Staff Sergeant
- Date of birth: 20 April 1915
- Date of death: 26 March 1945
- County: Johnson
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
- Burial/Memorial Location: Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold (Moselle), France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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