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ORDER OF MILITARY MEDICAL MERIT (02M3)

Technician Fifth Grade Alfred L. Wilson

AMEDD Medal of Honor Awardees

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty the Medal of Honor was awarded to TECHNICIAN FIFTH GRADE ALFRED L. WILSON United States Army

Technician Fifth Grade Alfred L. Wilson

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty Technician Fifth Grade Alfred L. Wilson, Medical Detachment, 328th Infantry, 26th Infantry Division, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity near Besange La Petite, France, on 8 November 1944. He volunteered to assist as an aidman a company other than his own, which was suffering casualties from constant artillery fire. He administered to the wounded and returned to his own company when a shell burst injured a number of its men. While treating his comrades he was seriously wounded, but refused to be evacuated by litter bearers sent to relieve him. In spite of great pain and loss of blood, he continued to administer first aid until he was too weak to stand. Crawling from one patient to another, he continued his work until excessive loss of blood prevented him from moving. He then verbally directed unskilled enlisted men in continuing the first aid for the wounded. Still refusing assistance himself, he remained to instruct others in dressing the wounds of his comrades until he was unable to speak above a whisper and finally lapsed into unconsciousness. The effects of his injury later caused his death. By steadfastly remaining at the scene without regard for his own safety, Technician Wilson, through distinguished devotion to duty and personal sacrifice helped to save the lives of at least 10 wounded men.