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Assigned: 9th Air Force, 52nd Wing, 315th Troop Carrier Group, 34th Troop Carrier Squadron
Highest Rank: Flight Officer
Entered Service: 7/22/1942
Foreign Service Length: 11 months
Continental Service Length: 2 years and 4 months
Location of Service: Europe
Gender: male
Service Related Injury: Caught Flak in Hand
Military Position: Glider Pilot
Place of Separation: Camp Atterbury, Indiana
From City: Hebron
From State: Indiana
Date of Birth: 03/1917
Date Deceased: 06/2004
My War Awards
  • Air Medal
  • American Defense Medal - WW II
  • Army Good Conduct Medal
  • Belgian World War II War Service Medal
  • European - African - Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
  • French Croix De Guerre Medal - WWII
  • Overseas Service
  • Presidential Unit Citation
  • Purple Heart Medal
  • World War II Victory Medal