|Rank||Sergeant First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||January 6 1954|
Army of Occupation Medal
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
For his leadership and valor, Sergeant First Class Wesp was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal the European Theater of Operations Medal, the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).
Sergeant First Class Wesp was a veteran of World War II. He served two tours in Korea as an ammunition supply sergeant in an infantry division. He was about to go home from Ft. Hood, Texas when he suffered a heart attack and died.