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Wilson, James H.

Nationality:
American

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Cannon Company, 104th Infantry Division "Timberwolf", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
May 26th, 1945
Action:
"Pfc. James H. WILSON, in a forward observerís party of Cannon Company, saw a seriously wounded companion in the open, and left his covered position in the face of heavy enemy fire, made his way to the manís side where he administered first aid and carried him to shelter. He again exposed himself to secure medical aid for the man. The combined efforts of the first platoon of Company A and Company C caused the Germans in the factory to yield."
Silver Star Medal (SSM)

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