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Sgt. Jesse R. Tilton, 23, died July 16, 2010, at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained a few days earlier when insurgents attacked his unit in Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Jesse R Tilton

Died: July 16, 2010

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Branch: U.S. Army

Sgt. Jesse R. Tilton, 23, died July 16, 2010, at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained a few days earlier when insurgents attacked his unit in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, with a rifle, rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire. Tilton, of Decatur, IL, died of wounds he suffered while tending to another soldier under enemy fire. He was laid to rest in Point Pleasant Cemetery, Long Creek, Ill., with full military honors.

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