James Clarence Wilson served on the U.S.S. PC-558. The PC-558 was lost off Palermo, Sicily. This vessel was struck by a torpedo at approximately 0508 on May 9, 1944.

Memorialized at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy

Mother: Mrs. Ella Wilson, 2805 South Broad Street, Chattanooga

  • Rank: Steward Third Class
  • Date of death: 9 May 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS PC-558
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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