Benjamin Edmands

Capt. Benjamin B Edmands was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

03/13/1943

General Order (GO)* : 27

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: CAPT

05/14/1943

General Order (GO)* : 82

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: CAPT

05/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : 85

AM/5OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 5 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: CAPT

05/29/1943

General Order (GO)* : 101

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: CAPT

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.

4/6/1943 Presidential Unit Citation
11/1/1942 Came to UK with Unit Roster
5/9/1943 For skillful piloting, ingenious repair of EA dama DFC
5/24/1943 AM/OLC
4/6/1943 Presidential Unit Citation
July 1942
July 1942


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