Irvin Wilson, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Irvin Wilson

Son of James and Lauretta Wilson; born March 8, 1898, Hebron, Porter County, Ind. Farmer. Enlisted in Company F, 1st Infantry, Indiana National Guard (Company F, 151st Infantry) April 25, 1917, Gary, Ind. Sent to Camp Shelby, Miss. Overseas in June 1918; assigned to Company K, 26th Infantry. Killed in action October 7, 1918, while helping wounded comrade. Buried in Commune of Exermont, Ardennes, France. The American Legion Post, Hebron, Ind., named in his honor.

Source: Oliver, John Williams. 1921. Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War: 1914-198. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Commission. 750 p.
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