Pvt John Wilson O'Daniel, Jr

Pvt John Wilson O'Daniel, Jr

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 20 Sep 1944 (aged 19)
Gelderland, Netherlands
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Section A ~ Row 21 ~ Grave 1
Memorial ID 56305627 · View Source
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John, who was from Newark, Delaware, served as a Private with Company A, 505th Paratroops, 82nd Air-Borne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on September 22, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

John was "Killed In Action" near Mook, Holland during the war.

He had served in the Army for eleven months at the time of his death and was decorated with a "Silver Star" and Purple Heart.

Service # 32958362

Son of Lieutenant General John "Iron Mike" Wilson O'Daniel and Ruth Bowman O'Daniel.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56305627
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Wilson O'Daniel, Jr (16 Jul 1925–20 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56305627, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .