Local Interest
10:00 am
Thu April 5, 2007

Delmer Wells' Story

Wilmington, NC – Pender County native Delmer Wells received a POW medal for the months he spent held captive by German forces in WWII.

On April 5, 2007 he received nine medals, including the POW medal and Bronze Star for his service.

Wells was held captive from February to May of 1945.

Delmer Wells' Medals

POW Medal

Bronze Star Medal

Good Conduct

American Campaign Medal

European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 bronze service stars

WWI Victory Medal

Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp

Combat Infantryman Badge - 1st Award

Honorable Service lapel button WWII

Hear his story about how he was captured and released.