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John Diggs WILSON (VETERAN WWII KIA)

Corning Cemetery
Clay County,
Arkansas

Arkansas
CORPORAL 696 Armored Field Artillery Battalion
World War II
December 6, 1922 - November 30, 1944
Killed in Action

Excerpt from Clay County Courier Dec. 1944:

Mr. and Mrs. Joe T. Wilson, Corning, Route One, received a message December 11 notifying them that their son, Cpl. John Diggs Wilson, age 22, had been killed in action on November 30. He was serving as an artillery gunner with the Third Army, near Metz, when he died. His father was among the first to be called in World War I and was with the 79th Division antiaircraft for six months in France.

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Contributed on 9/21/08 by tiredtech3
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Record #: 63175

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Submitted: 9/21/08 • Approved: 4/27/16 • Last Updated: 4/30/16 • R63175-G0-S3

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