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 sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...
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