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This page is dedicated to Wilburn C. Nelson


 

505 PIR 4 combat jumps

    Wilburn Cornelius Nelson enlisted into the Army on February 17th 1939 from Houston, Harris County, Texas. Wilburn earned his Combat Infantryman Badge in Sicily, he also was a Purple Heart medal recipient. Staff Sergeant Wilburn Cornelius Nelson was discharged July 6, 1945.

 


 

 

Private Wilburn C. Nelson 1939.
Wilburn C. Nelson



 



 

Wilburn C. Nelson.
Wilburn C. Nelson F company



 



 

Wilburn C. Nelson's draft registration card side 1, July 9,1945.
Wilburn C. Nelson



 



 

Wilburn C. Nelson's draft registration card side 2, July 9,1945.
Wilburn C. Nelson



 



 

Wilburn Cornelius Nelson circa 1972.
Wilburn C. Nelson F company



 



 

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