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Bruce Martin


See Document 1 below to see DFC Award


See "Raven" article, May 2006. I want to notify you of his death on 10/06/11. He was very healthy, & his mind sound & this death a shock to all. He went quick & peaceful; having lamented to me a few days prior, " Wish I could ride in a helicopter as I never have". Got his wish on "Mercy Flight" (which he rallied to enjoy). In hospital bed,as his room TV showed the Thunderbirds flying in the sky (true story) he stated, "Ive flown my last flight & I'm going home to be with Peg", his departed wife. He closed his eyes & went "home" in less than 2 hrs.

Supplied by close friend Karen Colton

See Document 2 below to see "Raven" article, May 2006


Bruce Martin

1st Lt Bruce A Martin was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

The following information on Bruce Martin is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on 1st Lt Martin. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Bruce Martin's military record please contact us.

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

Bruce Martin

2nd Lt

2732

08/21/1944

 

AM

Air Medal (AM)

Bruce Martin

2nd Lt

3528

09/21/1944

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Bruce Martin

2nd Lt

4507

11/15/1944

 

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Bruce Martin

1st Lt

4828

12/02/1944

 

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

  • DFC Award PDF
  • Raven Article 2006 PDF
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