H. S. Wilson

Korean War
RankLieutenant Commander U.S. Navy
Date of DeathNovember 27 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Lieutenant Commander Wilson was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Lieutenant Commander Wilson was the patrol plane commander of a PBM-5 Mariner patrol bomber with Patrol Squadron 731, based at San Diego, California. On November 27, 1951, while on a training flight, the aircraft spun in seven miles off San Diego coast, killing 11 crewmen.