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Press Release | Sept. 21, 2022

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Wilson, M.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Pfc. Mark P. Wilson, 20, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 12, 2022.

In November 1944, Wilson was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. His battalion had been tasked with holding the town of Kommerscheidt, Germany, in the Hürtgen Forest, when he was reported missing in action on Nov. 8. His body unable to be recovered, and the Germans never reported him as a prisoner of war. He was declared killed in action after the war.

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Wilson’s personnel profile can be viewed at