Born 29 June 1911
Killed in Action 22 February 1945
Buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN

Private First Class
68th Tank Battalion, Company C

-Born in 1911 in Eagle, West Virginia
-Enlisted on March 24, 1944, in Camp Shelby, MS
-Parents: Edward and Ada Wilson
-Siblings: Bonnie Wilson

The Knoxville News-Sentinel,  August 14, 1948
Pfc. Herman C. Wilson, age 33, of 303 E. Burwell Avenue, was killed in action in Germany Feb. 22, 1945. Funeral will be at the grave in Lynnhurst Cemetery.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 29 June 1911
  • Date of death: 22 February 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 68th Tank Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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