Jacob Walter Wilk

Korean War
Service #52186179
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathAugust 22 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Corporal Wilk 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.
Corporal Wilk was a member of Company A, 72nd Medium Tank Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. On August 22, 1953, he drowned while swimming in the Hantan Chon River.