Wilburt Vicars was born May 23, 1923 in Nickesville, Virginia. He was the son of Henry Vicars and Hattie Catron Vicars. He left his hometown of Kingsport, Tennessee on May 17, 1944 with several of his peers for the US Navy Induction Center.

Died 14 October 1945

He was killed in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. His cause of death is listed as killed in action or killed in jeep accident. Buried at Holston View Cemetery, Gate City, VA.

Wife: Mrs. Alma Pauline Vicars, Rt 2, Kingsport, TN

  • Rank: Shipfitter Third Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 May 1923
  • Date of death: 14 October 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Holston View Cemetery, Gate City, VA
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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