F. J. Wrensch

Korean War
Service #55075193
RankPrivate First Class U.S. Army
Date of DeathJune 3 1951
National Defense Service Medal
Private First Class Wrensch was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Private First Class Wrensch was a passenger on a C-82A transport with the 475th Field Artillery Battalion stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. On June 3, 1951, his plane took off from Campbell Air Force Base, Kentucky enroute to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. As it approached New Boston, Texas, it suffered structural failure of a wing and crashed, killing all eight servicemen on board.