Stanley Peterson

MACR: 16519

2nd Lt. Stanley A Peterson was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

The following information on Stanley Peterson 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 2nd Lt. Peterson. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Stanley Peterson's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

07/24/1944

General Order (GO)* : 2050

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

08/15/1944

General Order (GO)* : 2548

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

09/29/1944

General Order (GO)* : 3714

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

POSTHUMOUS

10/15/1944

General Order (GO)* : 3949

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

* 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.

May 1944
Aug. 24, 1944 Aircraft 44-6364 shot down by friendly fire on way to target KIA - MACR #16519
24 Aug 1944 KIA - MACR 16519
May 1944


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