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Wilson, David Royce

WILSON

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 15:59:35

Wilson, David Royce

Waterloo, IA

Serial No: 37109822

Born: Aapr 10, 1915

Parents: Dave and Della Wilson

Entered Army: Oct 21, 1941, F.A.

Training in US: Fort Sill, OK; Fort Bragg, NC; Edgewood Arsenal, MD; Camp Carson and Camp Hale, CO

Left for Overseas: From San Francisco, CA in Jan 1943; arrived Port Moresby, New Guinea on Feb 23, 1943. Assigned 98th F.A., 11th Air Cargo Resupply Sq.

Engagements: New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Southern Philippines, Luzon

Hospitalized Overseas: 54th Gen. Hosp., Hollandia, New Guinea, one month for back injury

Medals-Ribbons: Distinguished Unit Badge, American Defense Service Ribbon. Philippine Liberation

Returned to US: Manila, P.I., Aug 29, 1945; arrived San Francisco, CA on Sep 14, 1945

Discharged: Fort Leavenworth, KS, Sep 23, 1945.

Rating: Sgt.

Months in Service: In US, 14; overseas, 33

Present Occupation: Commercial driver

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


 

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