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Hilding Iver Wahl

Ensign, United States Navy

2121824

United States Navy

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died:  August 28, 1943
Buried at: Plot D738
                  Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ
Awards: Purple Heart


ENSIGN HILDING IVER WAHL was born on June 23, 1909, to Oscar and Alma Wahl who had emigrated to the USA from Sweden. He grew up in Worcester MA, where in 1920 his father was working as a machinist in a spring mill. The second son, he was bracketed by brothers Albert and Alfred.

Ensign Wahl enlisted in the Navy in 1925. He was killed in action while serving with the United States Navy on August 29, 1943, and was buried at the Kodiak Island Post of Fort Greely, also known as Forth Abercrombie. 

He was survived by his wife, Frances Gladys Wahl, of 1140 North 24th Street in Camden NJ, and a six year-old step-daughter from his wife's prior marriage.

After the war ended, Hilding Wahl was brought home. On September 29, 1948 he was buried at Beverly National Cemetery in Beverly NJ. 


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