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Elson Spangler


MACR: 12917

Elson Spangler

1st Lt. Elson B Spangler was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron. He was from Detroit MI
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

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

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

Elson Spangler

2nd Lt

5093

12/21/1944

 

AM

Air Medal (AM)

ELSON SPANGLER

1LT

1613

03/21/1945

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

ELSON SPANGLER

1LT

2034

04/02/1945

 

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Elson Spangler

1st Lt

3320

05/21/1945

 

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Elson Spangler

1st Lt

3475

05/28/1945

 

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

5/21/1945 General Orders 3320 AM 4/2/1945 General Orders 2034 AM 5/21/1945 General Orders 3320 AM

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