Cerro Gordo County

T/Sgt. Darrell E. Wilson





Sgt. Darrell E. Wilson Died of Wounds Received in Germany

Had Been Overseas Since November; Wounded April 1

T/Sgt. Darrell E. Wilson, whose wife and 3 children live at 937 9th N.E., died on April 4 of wounds received in combat in Germany on April 1, according to a message received from the war department.

T/Sgt. Wilson left Mason City with the national guard in 1941 and was discharged in August of that year. He re-entered the army in March of last year and went overseas November. On the first day of combat, Nov. 28, he had been slightly wounded, but had received aid and joined his outfit at the front.

Darrell was born in Alberta, Canada, on Nov. 18, 1914. Besides his wife and 3 children, Walter, Connie and Bobbie, he is survived by his parents, Mr.and Mrs. Vern Wilson, 502 Tyler N.W., and a brother, Roy Wilson, also of Mason City.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, April 19, 1945 (photo included)