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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Brigadier General
Service Years
1928 - 1947
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Home State
South Dakota


Command Pilot Badge
Observer Badge



Location
South Dakota
Location of Interment
Sacred Heart Cemetery - Aberdeen, South Dakota
Nov 16, 1988
Legion of Merit (1939-2015)
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
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2003
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
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2003
Bronze Star Medal
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
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Comments Pending
2003
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
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Comments Pending
2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
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2003
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
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
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2003
China War Memorial Medal (1941-1945)
Criteria
This medal was established as the Medal in Commemoration of Victory in the Resistance Against Aggression, but is more commonly known as the China War Memorial Medal. It was established by the Republic... More
Comments
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2003
Service to 1947
Medical Units
Medical Units
Rank
Brigadier General
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1944 - 1947
XX Bomber Command
XX Bomber Command
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
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1943 - 1944
58th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy
58th Bombardment Wing, Very Heavy
Rank
Brigadier General
Location
Smoky Hill AAF, KS; Kharagpur Airfield, India - India
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
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1943 - 1944
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1944 - 1944
World War II/China-India-Burma Theater
Description
China Burma India Theater (CBI) was an umbrella term, used by the United States military during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or India-Burma (IBT) theaters. Operational command of All... More
1944 - 1944
China Defensive Campaign (1942-45)
Description
(China Defensive Campaign 4 July 1942 to 4 May 1945) The China Theater of Operations more resembled the Soviet-German war on the Eastern Front than the war in the Pacific or the war in Western Europe.... More
1944 - 1944
India-Burma Campaign (1942-45)
Description
(India-Burma Campaign 2 April 1942 to 28 January 1945) China Burma India Theater (CBI) was an umbrella term, used by the United States military during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or... More
1944 - 1944
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
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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
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1943
11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
11th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Colonel
Location
Hickam Field, Terr. of Hawaii; Luganville Airfield, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) - Vanuatu
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
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1942 - 1942
12th Bombardment Group, Medium
12th Bombardment Group, Medium
Rank
Major
Location
McChord Field, WA; Esler AAF, LA - United States
AFSC
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
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1942
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
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1942
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1942 - 1942
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Guadalcanal Campaign 7 August 1942 to 21 February 1943) On 7 August 1942 the first stage of the offensive began with landings by a Marine division on Guadalcanal and nearby islands. The Japanese reac... More
1942 - 1942
Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
Description
(Central Pacific Campaign 7 December 1941 to 6 December 1943) The war in the Central Pacific began with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Six months later an AAF task force took ... More
1941 - 1942
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
Dec 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
1941 - 1941
23rd Bombardment Squadron, Medium
23rd Bombardment Squadron, Medium
Rank
Major
Comments
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1939 - 1941
US Army (USA)
US Army (USA)
Rank
Captain
Location
West Point - New York
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1931 - 1939
23rd Bombardment Squadron, Medium
23rd Bombardment Squadron, Medium
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Langley Field - Virginia
Comments
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1930 - 1931
US Army (USA)
US Army (USA)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
West Point - New York
Comments
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1924 - 1928
Service from 1928

 
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