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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1941 - 1944
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Home State
North Dakota


Pilot Badge



Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
United Kingdom
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wall Coordinates
Plot D Row 1 Grave 49
Feb 25, 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
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
Comments
Comments Pending
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
Comments Pending
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
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1944
711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
RAF Rattlesden (USAAF 126), Suffolk, England - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
RAF Rattlesden (USAAF 126), Suffolk, England - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
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 - 1944
Service from 1941

 
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