9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

May 12, 1944, Friday

 

 

WWII-Medal

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Summary
Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9387 (Douglas A-20G-25-DO Havoc)

9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 670th Bomb Sq

Mission # 46; Box: II; Flight: 3; Position: 5; A/C Fuselage Code: F6-H

Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft

Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England

Personnel
Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot McGlohn, Charles L. Lt O-806228 Not Injured
Gunner Moran, John W. S/Sgt 16038462 WIA
Gunner Driskill, Paul B. S/Sgt 38341351 WIA


Description:
General Orders No. 80, 16 May 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 670th Bombardment Squadron (L), John W. Moran, 16038462, Staff Sergeant, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received in action against an enemy of the United States on 12 May 1944, while serving as Gunner on an A-20G airplane on a combat operational mission over enemy occupied territory. Home address: Chicago, Ill.

General Orders No. 80, 16 May 1944, Purple Heart is awarded to: 670th Bombardment Squadron (L), Paul B. Driskill, 38341351, Staff Sergeant, Air Corps, United States Army. For wounds received in action against an enemy of the United States on 12 May 1944, while serving as Gunner on an A-20G airplane on a combat operational mission over enemy occupied territory. Home address: Avoca, Texas.

(416th BG Purple Heart Awards (PDF))

See Mission # 46 for additional details