Jessie Wilson

Korean War
Service #53088642
RankPrivate U.S. Army
Date of DeathJuly 11 1953
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private Wilson 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.
Private Wilson was a member of the 42nd Transportation Truck Company, U.S. Army. On July 11, 1953, he drowned while swimming in the Pukahan River near Masan-ri, South Korea.