Wilson, James Harold, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/B Company
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
Chicago, IL

Casualty Date
Mar 31, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery - Niles, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
28W 101 / Family Plot

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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1968-1969, 11B20, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
  1968-1969, 11B20, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
University of Illinois at Chicago
  1965-1966, University of Illinois at Chicago
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sgt. James Wilson was killed on the Cambodian border, a few days after receiving the Bronze Star. One of his letters home was featured in the book, Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam that became a documentary movie.

 
   
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