The Sarge's 100th Birthday is Coming:
WILBUR F. PINKERTON (1920-1985)
1 of 11 children of WWI Veteran/Farmer Nat Pinkerton
Picked Cotton in and around Murfreesboro, TN in late 1930's;
Traveled to Alaska to Find Work in early 1940's;
Worked on the Alaskan Railroad until December 6, 1941 (the bombing of Pearl Harbor)
Returned to Murfreesboro, TN and Enlisted in the U.S. Army;
Deployed to Europe/Iceland;
Stationed in London 1944 & met 18 yr old PFC (British Army Cook) Kathleen in a Pub in London;
Crossed at Normandy in June '44;
Fought under General Patton in Germany and France;
Returned to London in 1945 and married Kathleen just hours prior to the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima Japan;
Served in Korea;
Served in Viet Nam;
Taught 4 years at "The School of the Assassins" in Panama;
Married 40 years to the same woman (Kathleen); raised six children;
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery (1985) along with Kathleen (2014)...
The Sarge will be 100 years old next March 24, 2020..
Help us finally get to Arlington Cemetery to pay honor to a real America Hero...
"FOR THE SARGE'S 100TH BIRTHDAY"©
..a trip to Arlington National Cemetery..
United States Army, circa 1945
British Army, circa 1942