James Wesley or Weseley Fiala

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  • Name: James Wesley or Weseley Fiala
  • Location of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: March 5, 1889
  • Date of Death: March 12, 1962 (73 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Air Service
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  • Military Highlights:
    James served in the Minnesota Air Service of the United States Army.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    James was a retired railroad engineer for the Great Northern Railroad.

    He was a resident of Itasca County for 35 years.

    Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Adams and Mrs. Willis Bowers; two brothers, Robert and Frank; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Letteer and Mrs. Rose Langfeld; fourteen grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

    James is buried in Popple Cemetery (Kinghurst Cemetery) in Itasca County, Minnesota.

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