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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
AAF 775-Airplane Pilot
Home State
Kentucky
Second Lieutenant

AAF Glider Pilot Badge


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Ardennes, Belgium
Wall Coordinates
Plot A Row 38 Grave 38
Sep 18, 1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Service to 1944
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Operation Market Garden (Holland) - Netherlands
MOS
AAF 775-Airplane Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1944 - 1944
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
1944
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
https://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII_6402#.VBtSlihZGS1
1944
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
https://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII_6402#.VBtSlihZGS1
1944
Europe/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
Operation Market Garden
Description
"35,000 troops, 11,377 dead, wounded or missing, 6,450 captured. Objective was to secure series of bridges over main rivers of German occupied Netherlands. Strategic purpose was to allow allied crossi... More
1944 - 1944
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

 
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