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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service Years
1929 - 1943
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Home State
Illinois


Command Pilot Badge



Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Romania
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Florence, Italy
Wall Coordinates
Walls of the Missing
Aug 01, 1943
Army Medal of Honor
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Service to 1943
93rd Bombardment Group, Heavy
93rd Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
US: LA & FL; UK: RAF Alconbury & RAF Hardwick; Benghazi, Libya - Libya
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
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1942 - 1943
328th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
328th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Rank
Major
Location
Barksdale Field, LA; Ft. Myers, FL; England
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
1943 - 1943
Operation Tidal Wave
Description
Operation Tidal Wave was an air attack by bombers of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) based in Libya on nine oil refineries around Ploiesti, Romania on 1 August 1943, during World War II. It ... More
1943 - 1943
Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
Description
(Air Offensive, Europe Campaign 4 July 1942 to 5 June 1944) Pre-war doctrine had held that waves of bombers hitting enemy cities would cause mass panic and the rapid collapse of the enemy. As a result... More
1942 - 1943
Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Tunisia Campaign 17 November 1942 to 13 May 1943) Having gained Algeria, the Allies quickly turned eastward, hoping to take Tunis and Bizerte before the Germans could send reinforcements into Tunisia... More
1942 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
American Defense Service Medal (1939-1941)
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
112th Air Operations Squadron
112th Air Operations Squadron
Rank
Captain
Location
Pope AAB - North Carolina
AFSC
AAF MOS 791-Air Operations Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1941
Army National Guard (ARNG)
Army National Guard (ARNG)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1932 - 1940
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Selfridge - Michigan
AFSC
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1931 - 1932
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Rank
Private
Location
Brooks AAF - Texas
Comments
Comments Pending
1930 - 1931
US Army (USA)
US Army (USA)
Rank
Private
Location
Fort Crockett - Texas
Comments
Comments Pending
1929 - 1930
Service from 1929

 
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