Donald Wilkes

Korean War
Service #6723776
RankAviation Machinist's Mate Third Class U.S. Navy
Entered Service From Oklahoma
Date of DeathNovember 5 1950
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Combat Action Ribbon (Navy)
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Purple Heart
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
United Nations Service Medal
Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation.

Petty Officer Wilkes was a crew member of PBM-5 patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 46, U.S. Navy. He was listed as Missing in Action while participating in aerial support over Korea on November 5, 1950. He was presumed dead on March 29, 1951. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial