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LTC Bertram Wadsworth Wilson

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LTC Bertram Wadsworth Wilson

  • Birth 20 Sep 1921 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Death 9 Jul 2002 Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 68 Grave 2063
  • Memorial ID 8515070

A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, he shot down 4 German planes. He also served in the Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He retired from the military as a Lt.Col. He participated in the Tuskegee reunions and granted many interviews on his experiences. He drowned in his swimming pool just 5 days after the death of his commanding officer Benjamin O. Davis Jr.

Bio by: Chuck Kearns


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  • Created by: Chuck Kearns
  • Added: 16 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8515070
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Bertram Wadsworth Wilson (20 Sep 1921–9 Jul 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8515070, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Chuck Kearns (contributor 11244291) .