Robert Tallman Wilson

Submitted by: Wayne G. Miesen Jr. {grandson}

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Robert Tallman Wilson born around 1894. Robert Wilson served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1919.

Story of Service

Robert T. Wison, enlisted in the Army on 5 August 1918 at Camp Alfred Vail N.J., which became Fort Monmouth. He was assigned to the Motor Transportation Corps as a chauffeur.

He stayed at this camp until being discharged on 31 May 1919. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 January 1919.

After the war he returned home to Rumson N.J. married and had two children. He went to work in the public works department of the Boro of Rumson for 40 years. He was a life long member of the Rumson Fire Company, joining in 1913.

He passed away at Riverview Hospital, Red Bank N.J. on 30 March 1970 and was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Middletown N.J.

 

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