Private Donald V Wilson

Name Donald V Wilson
Rank Private
Army Serial # 32669009
State New York
Date of death 1944-07-17
Plot, Row, Grave D, 16, 27
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 607 Light Mortar Crewman
Unit E Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks The 331st Casualty Report (page 3, #75) for 1944 lists Pvt. Wilson as member of E Co. The casualty listing contains a different serial though, it reads 32669909 instead of 32669009 which is probably an error. The morning reports confirm this.

Private Wilson was a member of E Company. The morning report for July 11, 1944 on page 13 lists him joining the unit from the 92nd Replacement Battalion on Jul 8, 1944. The morning report for August 17, 1944 on page 24 him as missing in action on July 17, 1944. The morning report for November 5, 1944 on page 5 corrects this last entry to being KIA on July 17, 1944. The pages can be seen below.
Documents - MR E Co, 331st IR, July 11, 1944
- MR E Co, 331st IR, August 17, 1944
- MR E Co, 331st IR, November 5, 1944
Grave Soldier
Donald V Wilson (32669009) Donald V Wilson (32669009)

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