Thomas Harold Wilkes

Korean War
Service #52018624
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 23 1951
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Wilkes was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, 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 Wilkes was a member of Company L, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. On June 23, 1951, he was accidentally killed by a short mortar round during a training exercise near Hanchon, South Korea.