CO of the 92nd BG from 27 March 1942 to 01 May 1943;
Assigned to Composite Command in North Ireland 25 April 1943;
April 1944, he was made Depot Commander of 403rd Air Depot, and contracting officer for the Lockheed Overseas Corporation Contract until 30 June 1944; CO of the 306th BG from 23 Sept 1944 to 16 Apr 1945. He flew 6 missions as pilot in the 306th BG. Retired 30 Nov 1950.
AM Oak Leaf Cluster, DFC, Legion of Merit, American Defense, American Campaign, Presidential Unit Citation,
Units served with
Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...
The 92nd Group's 327th Bomb Squadron was the only Eighth Air Force squadron to fly YB-40s in combat. YB-40s were B-17s modified to fly as a heavily armed escort for other bombers. They were flown on missions between May and June 1943. Between May 1943...
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