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PFC James Milton Wilson
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Birth: May 25, 1945
Murfreesboro
Hertford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1966
Quang Tri, Vietnam

US Marine James Milton Wilson, Vietnam Veteran, Native of Murfreesboro, NC.

US Marine Private First Class James Milton Wilson was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Marine Corps Selective Service and a Draftee, PFC Wilson served our country until December 4th, 1966 in Quang Tri, South Vietnam. He was 21 years old and was not married. It was reported that James died from small arms fire or grenade. His body was recovered. James was born on May 25th, 1945 in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. PFC Wilson is on panel 13E, line 011 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

Precious Memories: James was a great guy and everybody liked him. I thank your for your contribution to our country. Continue to be of peace. I know that you are now with both parents now. Our school days shall never be forgotten and we always have a moment of silence at our school reunion for your guys. May God continue to bless our remaining siblings. Henry L. Moore, 136B Mapleton Road, Murfreesboro NC 27855-9564, hank136c@peoplepc.com.

He was the son of Mr William James Wilson and Mrs Penny Elizabeth Parker Wilson, Route #1, Box 230-A, Murfreesboro, NC.

He served with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd MAF.

He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon(CAR), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.


 
 
Burial:
Wilson Family Cemetery
Murfreesboro
Hertford County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Feb 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17790190
PFC James Milton Wilson
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PFC James Milton Wilson
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PFC James Milton Wilson
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Simper Fi--RIP,you have earned your rest.
- Mary Tubb Creech
 Added: Nov. 26, 2013

- Eddieb
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012
"The true Marine fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."
- Tom Reece
 Added: Feb. 4, 2009
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