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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1941 - 1945
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Home State
Alabama


Pilot Badge



Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall Coordinates
Plot P, Row 3, Grave 3
Mar 24, 1945
Service to 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
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
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
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
1945
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
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
Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Description
Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced a... More
1945 - 1945
61st Troop Carrier Group
61st Troop Carrier Group
Rank
Major
Location
Barken Heath - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 2140-Air Liaison Officer, Staff
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
14th Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy
14th Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy
Rank
Major
Location
Abbeville - France
AFSC
AAF MOS 2120-Administrative Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
Rank
Captain
Location
Barken Heath - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 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
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
1944
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
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
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
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
Northern France Campaign (1944)
Description
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa... More
1944 - 1944
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
Rank
Captain
Location
Licata, Sicily - Italy
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
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
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
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
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
Operation Strangle
Description
Operation Strangle was a series of air interdiction operations during the Italian Campaign of World War II by the United States Fifteenth and Twelfth Air Forces to interdict German supply routes in It... More
1943 - 1943
61st Troop Carrier Group
61st Troop Carrier Group
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Pope Field - North Carolina
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
Rank
Captain
Location
Kairouan - Tunisia
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
61st Troop Carrier Group
61st Troop Carrier Group
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Pope Field - North Carolina
AFSC
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
15th Troop Carrier Squadron
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Lubbock Field - Texas
AFSC
AAF MOS 1051-Pilot - Two-Engine
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 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
1942
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Aviation Cadet Flight School
Rank
Private
Location
Turner Field - Georgia
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Rank
Private
Location
Maxwell Field - Alabama
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
Aviation Cadet Pre-Flight Training Course
Aviation Cadet Pre-Flight Training Course
Rank
Private
Location
Augusta - Georgia
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1941
Service from 1941

 
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