Wilson, Oscar L., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Aug 01, 1945
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Tank Destroyer Forces1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
  1941-1945, 745, 818th Tank Destroyer Battalion
  1941-1945, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pfc. Oscar L. Wilson-Pfc. Oscar L. Wilson, 27, a former resident of Thomas, and son of Mrs. Catherine Wilson of Cassville, died in Germany, Aug. 1, 1945, as a result of wounds suffered in April while in action against the enemy.  He was born in Thomas, Oct. 10, 1917, a son of Mrs. Catherine Dawson Wilson, and the late Jacob A. Wilson.  He was a member of the 818th Tank Destroyer Battalion and had been in service four years and seven months, serving with the Fifth "Red Diamond" Division, of the Third Army and had participated in most of the major campaigns in the European Theater.  He has three other brothers in service, Sgt. Homer C. Wilson, with the 35th Infantry in the Pacific Theater for 30 months; Pfc. Cecil L. Wilson with the 13th Armored Division who recently returned from the ETO, and Thomas Wilson recently granted an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army.  

Served with HHC, 818th Tank Destroyer Battalion. 
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