Wilson, Donald, Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Service Years
1916 - 1947
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1892
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hiner's Mill, West Virginia
Last Address
Carmel, California

Date of Passing
Jun 21, 1978
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 4, Site 3008-RH

 Official Badges 

World War I Victory Button


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Synopses of his ADSM citations:

Awarded for actions during World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Brigadier General Donald Wilson (ASN: 0-5190), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War II.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 33 (1944)

Service: Army

Rank: Brigadier General

Awarded for actions during World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General Donald Wilson (ASN: 0-5190), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 64 (1945)

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

 

   
Other Comments:
Sources:
USAF bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Wilson_(general)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81094664
http://valor.origin-domain.sightlmg.com/recipient.php?recipientid=100481
Book: "Masters of the Air" by Donald Miller, Simon & Schuster, 2006
   
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Command Pilot Badge
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
 Colleges Attended 
Command and General Staff College
  1930-1931, Air Corps Tactical School
  1934-1936, Command and General Staff College
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