|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||February 10 1952|
National Defense Service Medal
Private First Class Wainwright was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private First Class Wainwright was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment. He was killed when the truck he was in and a New York Central Railroad train crashed at a grade crossing in Spragueville, New York on February 10, 1952.