John Walter Wajda

Korean War
Service #13446479
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathApril 25 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private Wajda was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Wajda was a member of Company A, 378th Engineer Combat Battalion, U.S. Army. He was accidentally shot as he slept by a fellow soldier demonstrating his automatic weapon. He was evacuated to the 44th Surgical Hospital where he died on April 25, 1953.