Technical issues

To address the technical issues that our website encountered in the past couple of months, we have moved the database to a new server. This has caused a downtime. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please that not all issues may be solved yet and that we will continue to do our utmost to solve these in the near future. Thank you for understanding.

WILSON, Woodrow

Click here to return to the overview. Do you have more information about and/or photos of this soldier, please contact us then by sending an email to

WILSON, Woodrow

Servicenumber: 37589793


WILSON Woodrow LUX A 2 18 01


WILSON Woodrow LUX A 2 18 02

WILSON Woodrow LUX A 2 18 03


Age: 28
Born: 7 March 1916, Clearwater County, Minnesota 
Hometown: Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota
Family: Frank Wilson (father)
Cora N. (Adkins) Wilson (mother)
William F. Wilson (brother)
Lloyd C. Wilson (brother)
Hanna N. Wilson (sister)
John H. Wilson (brother)
Irene M. (Aune) Wilson (wife)
Rodney Wilson (son)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: -
Battalion: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Division - Transport: 4th Armored Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 24 December 1944
Status: DOW
Place of death: In the Bigonville area, Luxembourg
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 2, Grave 18
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Luxembourg
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt Woodrow Wilson was married to Irene Mildred Aune on 10 December 1938, Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota.

He enlisted at Ft Snelling, Minnesota on 14 February 1944.

His initial burial took place on Grand Failly Cemetery, Longuyon, France.

Source of information: André Koch,, – WWII Enlistment Record,, - 1920 Census /1930 Census / Headstone and Interment Records,  -  AAR 53rd Inf. Battalion July 44 thru May 1945
Photo source: - LuxAmCem, Sherry, - 1_sherf


This website is a project by the Dutch non-profit organization Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (Foundation United Adopters American War Graves). It is the foundation's mission to give a face to the names of the U.S. WWII soldiers buried in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.


Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven
Loonsevaert 21
5171 LL Kaatsheuvel
Nederland (The Netherlands)

If you would like to support our work, please consider making a donation.