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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1942 - 1945
AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Home State
Kansas


Pilot Badge



Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing
Jul 22, 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
2003
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
Description Pending
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 1945
413th Fighter Group
413th Fighter Group
Rank
Captain
Location
Ie Shima Airfield - Okinawa
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1945
21st Fighter Squadron  - Gamblers
21st Fighter Squadron - Gamblers
Rank
Captain
Location
Ie Shima Airfield - Okinawa
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 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 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
1945 - 1945
Ryukyus Campaign (1945)
Description

(Ryukyus Campaign 26 March to 2 July 1945) The invasion of the Ryukyus was made by troops of the U.S. Tenth Army, which had been activated on 20 June 1944 with Lt. Gen. Simon B. Buckner, Jr., as comma

... More
1945 - 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
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 - 1945
Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
Description
During their offensive in the Ardennes the Germans drove into Belgium and Luxembourg, creating a great bulge in the line. For some time the weather was bad, but when it cleared the Allies could send t... More
1944 - 1945
336th Fighter Squadron  - Rocketeers
336th Fighter Squadron - Rocketeers
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
RAF Debden, Essex, England - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1945
4th Fighter Group
4th Fighter Group
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
RAF Debden, Essex, England - United Kingdom
AFSC
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1945
Normandy Campaign (1944)
Description
(Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered b... More
1944 - 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
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
1942 - 1944
Royal Air Force (RAF)
Royal Air Force (RAF)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
Location
England - United Kingdom
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
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
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1941

 
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