Sgt. Vista E. West       

Mil# 38252089

Enlisted: 15 October 1942

 A. Company 643rd TD BN.





Info/Pictures received from; Justin West




Born: 23 March 1920    Place: Kiefer, OK

Died:  15 May 1962     Place: Houston, TX 

Buriel Place: Rose Hill Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, TX


Wife: Mildred E. West ( Wienken)  Married: 6 November 1947

Children: Linda, Jeffrey and Carl


Father: Carl Wright   Mother: Ester Wright (Osburne)







European African Middle Eastern Service Medal

Battle Stars"Ardennes-Rhineland-Central Europe"








Vista in front of his Hellcat (A26)


Vista together with couple Army buddies


Vista and a couple Army buddies between war remnants


Platoon Hellcats from A-Company


Security Section

Top: Baxter Neal, Carlton Seamon, Warren Decker,
Lionel Gauthier, Vista West, Martin O'Donnell, Joseph DeCaro, Jack Bonsignore, Ronald Wright