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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1942 - 1944
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1054-Co-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Home Country
Finland


Pilot Badge



Cause
MIA-Finding of Death
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Ardennes, Belgium
Wall Coordinates
Plot D Row 3 Grave 38
Mar 06, 1944
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 1944
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
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
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
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
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
1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from H... More
1944 - 1944
562nd Bombardment Squadron - Heavy
562nd Bombardment Squadron - Heavy
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Knettishall - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
388th Bombardment Group, Heavy
388th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Knettishall - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1054-Co-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 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
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
WWII - European Theater of Operations/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
1943 - 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
Service from 1942

 
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