Wilton Edward Schmidt
Born in Dewitt, IL
Parents: Irvin E. and Ruth H. Schmidt

Buried at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines, N, 12, 193

Wilton Schmidt was a pilot with the “Iron Angels, serving with VF-14 on the U.S.S. Wasp. He was Killed in Action during air attacks on Formosa/Taiwan.

  • Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 October 1921
  • Date of death: 18 October 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: VF-14, USS Wasp
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Middle Panel
  • Sponsored by: Don Lawhorn

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