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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
- 1943
MOS
AAF MOS 611-Aerial Gunner (Nose, Ball, Tail)
Home State
Georgia
Staff Sergeant

AAF Aerial Gunner Wings


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Papua New Guinea
Conflict
World War II
Oct 27, 1943
Service to 1943
90th Bombardment Group/320th Bomb Squadron
90th Bombardment Group/320th Bomb Squadron
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
AAF MOS 611-Aerial Gunner (Nose, Ball, Tail)
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1941 - 1943
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
1943
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
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
Army Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... 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
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
1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
Description
(New Guinea Campaign 24 January 1943 to 31 December 1944) After the loss of Buna and Gona in New Guinea, the Japanese fell back on their stronghold at Lae. Their attempt to reinforce Lae by sea in Mar... More
1943 - 1943

 
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