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He served in combat in WWI, WWII, and Korea.
The location of his remains is unknown.
His DSC citation:
Awarded for actions during the Korean War
The President of the United States of America, under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Major General Earle Everard Partridge (AFSN: 0-15502/33A), United States Air Force, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy of the United Nations while serving as Commanding General, FIFTH Air Force, in action against enemy forces in the Republic of Korea from 14 July to 28 September 1950. During this period General Partridge personally, and at the risk of his life from enemy ground fire and enemy air patrols, performed repeated reconnaissance flights in unarmed aircraft deep into enemy territory and over the enemy front lines. He performed many of these flights with his Army counterpart, Lieutenant General Walton H. Walker, in order that they as a team could better perform their respective duties. Included in these flights were the first night reconnaissance missions flown by the United Nations Forces. The knowledge gained by General Partridge from these reconnaissance flights was invaluable to him in making tactical decisions and contributed largely to the successful accomplishment of his mission and the ultimate success of the United Nations Forces in driving the invading enemy back to the 38th Parallel. In addition to the above, and with personal disregard not only of health but of life itself, he was constantly present at the most advanced Air Force bases and on the battlefield at great personal risk, inspiring personnel of his command and other United Nations Forces with his own aggressiveness and courage. Where acts of courage were common, General Partridge's fearlessness and courageous leadership were outstanding.
General Orders: General Headquarters Far East Command: General Orders No. 39 (October 5, 1950)
Action Date: July 14 - September 28, 1950
Service: Air Force
Rank: Major General
Company: Commanding General
Division: 5th Air Force
He also earned the following foreign decorations that are not shown on the ribbon chart: Polish Order of Polonia Restituta, Korean Order of Military Merit.