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SGT Wesley T Wells

SGT Wesley T Wells

Birth
New York, USA
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 37–38)
Spain
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot SECTION R, SITE 10
Memorial ID 1309574 · View Source
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Wesley served as a Sergeant on C-47 (#43-32808), 29th Troop Carrier Squadron, 313th Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Kings County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 7, 1942 at Fort Jay, Governor's Island, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Financial Clerk and also as Married.

Wesley died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related crash in Spain of his C-47 during the war.

He was originally interred in France and was later repatriated here on September 2, 1949.

Service # 32298952

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Those who perished on C-47 (#43-32808):

Casey, Giles G ~ Capt, Indiana
Kondrat, Stanley F ~ Sgt, Pennsylvania
Rink, Robert T ~ 1st Lt, New York
Rodman, Thomas W ~ Sgt, Wyoming
Schoenfeld, Bentley N ~ 1st Lt, California
Stronge, Robert M ~ 2nd Lt, California
Wagner, Anthony V ~ T/Sgt, New York
Wells, Wesley T ~ Sgt, New York
Wilson, Nelson E ~ Sgt, Maine

( Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Inscription

SGT, 29 AAF TRP CARR SQ, 313 TRP CARR GP WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 26 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1309574
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Wesley T Wells (1906–22 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1309574, citing Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .