Stinson, Walter Johnson

Rank: Private

Unit: Troop C, 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Entered service: 24-Oct-1942

Enlisted: Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Enlisted by: Army of the United States – includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of the United States under Army Regulations 605-10

Date of birth: 9-Jul-1924

Hometown: Mississippi County, Arkansas

Marital status: Single, without dependents. Parents: Lewis Cass Stinson and Eva Josephine [Holton] Stinson

Campaign: World War II

Incident date: 30-Dec-1944

Date of casualty: 7-Jan-1945

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action.  Wounded on 30-Dec-1944.
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated April 1949.

Place of interment: Bassett Cemetery, Bassett, Arkansas, USA

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