Howard Bowers

Howard T Bowers was assigned to the 301st BG 32nd Squadron.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

12/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 4958

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

03/07/1945

General Order (GO)* : 1219

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

04/06/1945

General Order (GO)* : 2130

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action

04/09/1945

General Order (GO)* : 2221

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

05/18/1945

General Order (GO)* : 3272

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt.

05/20/1945

General Order (GO)* : 3294

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

* 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.

3/7/1945 General Orders 1219 Air Medal
5/18/1945 General Order 3272 Silver Star - By Command of Major General Twining
5/18/1945 General Orders 3272 SS
3/7/1945 General Orders 1219 AM

GO 3272 - Silver Star PDF


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