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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1943 - 1945
AFSC/MOS
M 0611-Aerial Gunner
Home State
New Jersey


Aerial Gunner Badge



Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Manila, Philippines
Wall Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing
Apr 30, 1945
Service to 1945
Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Western Pacific Campaign 15 June 1944 to 2 September 1945) Attacks on Truk, where the Japanese had a major base, continued as preparations were made for the invasion of the Marianas. The American tro... More
1945 - 1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Air Force 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
1945
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
1945
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
1945
394th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
394th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Samar Air Strip - Philippines
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Samar Island - Philippines
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
Description
(Air Offensive Campaign Japan 17 April 1942 to 2 September 1945) The United States strategic bombing of Japan took place between 1942 and 1945. In the last seven months of the campaign, a change to fi... More
1944 - 1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
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
This medal is awarded for service within the American Theater between December 7, 1941 and March 2, 1946, under any of the following conditions:
Permanent assignment outside the CONUS
Permanent assign... 
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1944
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
1944
Service from 1943
Aerial Gunnery School
Aerial Gunnery School
Rank
Sergeant
AFSC
M 0611-Aerial Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
USAAF Training Command
USAAF Training Command
Rank
Private First Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943

 
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