Wise, Emmett Walter, T/Sgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 7th Infantry Division
Service Years
1941 - 1944

Technical Sergeant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Napa, California

Casualty Date
Oct 23, 1944
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
World War II
Location of Interment
Kirk Cemetery - Kirk, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Memorial Marker: Plot: block 3, lot 14

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World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Division
  1944-1944, HHC, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment
  1944-1944, 7th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1943-1943 Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Landing of Kiska Island 15 to 16 Aug 1943
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
TSgt. Emmett Wise was inducted into the Army on 5 March 1941.  

He served with the 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.

In 15 August 1943, he participated as part of the 7th Infantry Division in the invasion of Kiska, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.  

Following this, beginning on 1 February 1944, he took part  in the capture of Kwajalien Atoll, Marshall Islands (Eastern Mandates) with the 184th Regimental Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division.   

He was with C Company, 184th Infantry Regiment, in the invasion of Leyte Island, Philippines that began on 17 October 1944.  He was killed in action during this operation on 23 October 1944. 

TSgt. Wise was interred on Leyte (no other information as to disposition).  He has a memorial in Kirk Cemetery,  Kirk, Yuma County, Colorado, Plot: block 3, lot 14.

He left a wife and young son at his passing in Napa, California.

http://www.carson.army.mil/UNITS/F7ID/F7ID_Historylong.htm (history of the 7th)

http://www.history.army.mil/brochures/eastman/eastman.htm (Eastern Mandates Invasion history)
http://www.history.army.mil/brochures/leyte/leyte.htm *Leyte Invasion history)

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