Black Hawk County

Pvt. Francis Wilson




Pvt. Francis Wilson, who has been stationed at Camp Polk, La., is home on a furlough visiting his sister, Mrs. Clarence Peters, 439 Cherry street.

His two brothers, Cpl. Ardin Wilson and Pvt. Keith Wilson, have been located in Africa for the past 15 months. Mrs. Peters received a letter from Ardin, the first she had in three months. Keith also wrote. Both have seen action, and both reported they were safe and well.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, April 14, 1943

Francis Adolph Wilson was born Jan. 10, 1918 to Arthur and Julia Garner Wilson. He died Feb. 22, 1979 and is buried in East Lawn Elk Grove Memorial Park, Elk Grove, CA.