|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||March 21 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 First Class Wallender 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 First Class Wallender was a road grader operator with the 76th Engineer Construction Battalion, U.S. Army. The brakes on his grader failed and it crashed into a bulldozer. He was taken to the 121st Evacuation Hospital where he died on March 21, 1953.