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John J. Wilhelm, Sr.

Born:  5/13/1885

LODD: 4/24/1944

Burial:  Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, Delaware

Fire Company:  Minquadale

John J. Wilhelm, Sr. died in the line of duty on April 24, 1944 as a result of injuries he sustained fighting a truck fire on April 6th.  He was 58 years old and passed away at the Delaware Hospital.  He was a machinist and was employed at the DuPont Shops.  Survivors were his wife Mrs. Dorothy T. Wilhelm of Minquadale, son John J. Wilhelm, Jr. of Holloway Terrace, a brother, three sisters and his grandson Donald E. Wilhelm.

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