Jacob W. Wingo – Private, United States Army

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Jacob W. Wingo
Birth: September 14, 1918
King William,  Lynchburg, Virginia
Death: December 3, 1944 in Germany

Private in United States Army (WWII)
Died one day before the birth of his only son

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Section 18, Grave 568


Jacob W. Wingo was the father of three children. The third of which, an only son was born on December 4th 1944, the very day after Private Wingo was killed in action. Private Wingo was awarded (after death of course) 3 Medals. World War II Victory Medal, European Campaign Medal & A Purple Heart. Pvt. Wingo was part of the D-Day Invasion, and survived the Omaha Beach Battle, but was struck down by mortar fire in the days leading up to the Battle of the Bulge. Private Wingo was buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Sec. 18 Grave 5681).


WINGO, JACOB K

  • PVT 39TH CO, 10TH BN, 155TH DB USA WW1
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/07/1936
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/09/1936
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 18  SITE 5681
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

WINGO, JACOB W

  • PVT U S A WW II INFTY
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/14/1908
  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1944
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/08/1948
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 18  SITE 5681
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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