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Wilson, James McMeekam

World War 1 Veteran

WWI Picture
This information is from "An honor roll : containing a pictorial record of the war service of the men and women of Kalamazoo County, 1917-1918-1919" Publisher: Mrs. O.H. Clark

Optical Character Recognition:
Capt. Regtl. Hdqts. Co. 126 Inf. 32 Div.; son of Charles S. and Matie M. Wilson; born June 17,1893, Bloomingdale; ent. serv. Apr. 1, 1912; assigned Co. M, 2 Mich. Inf.; Jackson Prison Riot; tsfd. to Co. D, on Mexican Border; sent Grayling; tsfd. Waco; comm'd 2 Lt. Oct., 1917; overseas 1 Bn. Adj.; comm'd 1 Lt. Sept. 5, 1918; prom. Capt. Mar. 18, 1919; served in Alsace, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne; wounded July 8,1918, in Alsace; gassed Sept. 8,1918, at Juvigny; wounded Oct. 15, 1918. at Romange; awarded D. S. C., French Legion of Honour, Meritorious Serv. Citation

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