Jessie or Jesse James Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Dayton, Route 3,  was killed in action in the Pacific area on March 8.

Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 11 March 1944
  • County: Rhea
  • Hometown: Dayton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 302nd Reconnaissance Group, 1st Cavalry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Bottom Panel
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