Ronald Lee Wilson, USN

Born  25 Nov 1909Marion, Illinois, USA
Died  18 Jan 1966(56)Los Angeles, California, USA

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1 Aug 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
18 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Ronald Lee Wilson, USN

USS Semmes (AG 24)T/Cdr.DestroyerJan 19444 Aug 1944
USS Drexler (DD 741)T/Cdr.Destroyer14 Nov 194428 May 1945

Career information

Wilson survived the sinking of his destroyer USS Drexler on 28 May 1945 although he was wounded like most of the 52 survivors.

Events related to this officer

Destroyer USS Drexler (DD 741)

23 Jan 1945
USS Drexler (Cmdr Ronald Lee Wilson) departed from Norfolk bound for Trinidad.

10 Feb 1945
From Trididad USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) sailed to San Diego, California where she arrived on this day.

13 Feb 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

23 Feb 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from Pearl Harbor for Ulithi.

27 Mar 1945
USS Drexler (Cdr. R.L. Wilson) departed from Ulithi to participate in the Okinawa operations.

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