Wilson, Steven Wayne


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: Air Cavalry Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 67N – Utility Helicopter Repairer

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 25-Feb-1947

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Start of tour: 12-Dec-1968

Entered service: 10-Jun-1968

Start of tour: 12-Dec-1968

Incident date: 6-Sep-1969

Date of casualty: 6-Sep-1969

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of other causes. Accident. Accidental homicide. Other Accident.
Steven Wayne Wilson was walking across a helicopter pad.  Another individual was clearing his weapon when it accidentally discharged with the round hitting Wilson.

Location of fatality: Phuoc Long, South Vietnam, YU 060 730

Place of interment: West Lawn Memorial Park, China Grove, North Carolina, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 18W 052 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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