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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Wilkinson

Birthplace: Sylvester, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Ingleside, TX
Middle Name: A.

Date of Birth: 14 January 1919

Date of Death: 17 November 2006

Rank: First Sergeant

Years Served:
Charles Adelbert Wilkinson

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Charles Adelbert Wilkinson

1st Sergeant, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 151 (December 19, 1944)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to First Sergeant Charles A. Wilkinson (ASN: 20823104), United States Army, for gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force while serving with Company K, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, in action against the enemy on 26 September 1944 in Germany.
His gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 317356   Created by: drjones46




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