Earl Rizzo

S/Sgt. Earl L Rizzo was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.

RIZZO EARL L. RIZZO, 89, passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2011. Son of the late Mary Grace. Father of Kenneth E. (deceased) (Margaret), Corinne, Earl D. and Cynthia. Grandfather of Douglas (Kathryn), Craig, Brian and the late Anthony.

Earl was a World War II Army Air Force Veteran. Awarded the DFC for extraordinary achievement on mission to Budapest Hungary - City 06/27/1944

Funeral service to be held Tuesday, March 13 at 12 noon at JENKINS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2914 DOVER CENTER RD., WESTLAKE. Burial to be held at Lakewood Park Cemetery with military honors.


S/Sgt. Earl L Rizzo - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

S/Sgt. Earl L Rizzo

Flew Missions on:

2-15-1944

3-20-1944

3-26-1944

4-15-1944

4-26-1944

5-5-1944

5-22-1944

6-27-1944


Sgt. Dwight Kimberlin far right with Sgt. Earl Rizzo to his right - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Sgt. Dwight Kimberlin far right with Sgt. Earl Rizzo to his right

The following information on Earl Rizzo 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 S/Sgt. Rizzo. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Earl Rizzo's military record please contact us.

Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

S/Sgt

731

05/30/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

S/Sgt

731

05/30/1944

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

731

05/30/1944

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

1156

06/19/1944

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SSGT

2050

07/24/1944

AM/4OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

2447

08/09/1944

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

2/25/1944 PUC

DFC Award GO 2447 PDF


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