SSG James Edward Wilson
In memory of our fallen brother
few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds
his blood with me shall be my brother"
35th Infantry Regiment
"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"
The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, SSG James Edward Wilson, who died in the service of his country on July 2nd, 1966 in Kontum Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Misadventure - Possible Friendly Fire. At the time of his death James was 36 years of age. He was from Baltimore, Maryland. James is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 08E, Line 122.
The decorations earned by SSG James Edward Wilson include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.
Baltimore National Cemetery
Plot: L, 0, 1455