|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 15 1953|
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
Private First Class Wilson 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.
Private First Class Wilson was a member of the 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. On December 15, 1953, during a training exercise near Kongmal, North Korea, a friendly artillery round fell short of its target killing him.