PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EDWARD NORMAN WILSON JR.; U.S. ARMY

September 4, 1917 (Norwalk, CT) – February 21, 1945; 27 years old
Married to Marion
Last local address: 11 Fitch Street, East Norwalk
Enlisted January 2, 1943
Service number: 31277720
INFANTRY REPLACEMENT TRAINING CENTER, 4TH REGIMENT, 14TH BATTALION, COMPANY A

Died at Camp Gordon, Georgia from injuries sustained during training.


From The Norwalk Hour February 23, 1945

PFC Edward N. Wilson of 11 Fitch Street, died at the Station Hospital at Camp Gordon, Georgia, on Wednesday following injuries sustained in a maneuvering accident. Private First Class Wilson is survived by his wife, Mrs. Marion Wilson, his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wilson, three sisters, Mrs. Lois Boyer, Mrs. Martha Zahn, and Mrs. Ruth Brown; one brother, Robert Wilson III of this city. Before entering the service, PFC Wilson was employed at the Segal Lock Company for several years. Funeral arrangements in charge of the A.J. Collins Company will be announced later.


Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk; Section 20. Photo by webmaster.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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