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Wilson, J. V.


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  • Fuller Name

    • James Vernon
  • Variants

    • Wilson, Pinky, 1897-1980
    • Wilson, Pinkie, 1897-1980
    • Wilson, James Vernon, 1897-1980
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1897-02-12
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1980-07-03
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Texas A & M University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Marine Corps
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Williamson County (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Austin (Tex.)
    • Gender

        Males
    • Occupation

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Songs of Texas A & M, ca. 1950?:t.p. (J.V. (Pinkie) Wilson [Texas A & M Class of] '20)
    • found: Texas State Cemetery site, viewed 6 September 2018(J.V. Wilson, also known as Pinky, born 1897, died 1980; following quote from an article written by Tumbleweed Smith of the Midland-Reporter Telegram "The largest and deadliest battle of World War I occurred during the fall of 1918 in the Argonne Forest in northeastern France. It was the battle that weakened the German forces to the point of surrender. It was a bloody, muddy battle. Men fought in foxholes and food was scarce. Survival was uncertain. In the midst of flying bullets and mortar shells a young Marine from central Texas, James Vernon "Pinky" Wilson took out an envelope that contained a letter from home and scribbled down a few words. Those words became the "Aggie War Hymn," the most famous college fight song in the world)
    • found: Find A Grave, via WWW, September 7, 2018(James Vernon “Pinky” Wilson; born 12 February 1897; died 3 July 1980; burial: Post Mountain Cemetery, Burnet, Burnet County, Texas; "The Texas A & M "Aggie War Hymn" was written by J.V. "Pinky" Wilson, class of 1920, while he was stationed in the trenches of France during WWI)
    • found: ancestry.com, September 7, 2018(James Vernon Wilson; born 12 February 1897 in Williamson County, Texas; died 3 July 1980 in Austin, Travis, Texas)
  • Change Notes

    • 1997-11-19: new
    • 2018-09-08: revised
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