Melvin Craig

MACR: 1834

T/Sgt. Melvin W Craig was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Flight Engineer.

T/Sgt. Melvin W. Craig  Washington
301st Bomb Group
419th Bomb Squadron
Flight Engineer/Upper Turrent Gunner
Brand new Staff Sgt. - October 1942 - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

T/Sgt. Melvin W. Craig Washington 301st Bomb Group 419th Bomb Squadron Flight Engineer/Upper Turrent Gunner Brand new Staff Sgt. - October 1942

Combat Grew assigned to 319th Bomb Group (M) May 1943

left to right
Lt. Penrod (Pilot),  F.O. Mermelstein (Co-pilot), Lt. Demoray (Bomb-Nav), Sgt. Craig (Eng), Sgt. McKay (Radio-Gunner), Sgt. Busing (Armorer-Gunner)  Barksdale Field, LA

Demoray, Craig and McKay transferred to 301st BG in August 1943.  Others unknown - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Combat Grew assigned to 319th Bomb Group (M) May 1943 left to right Lt. Penrod (Pilot), F.O. Mermelstein (Co-pilot), Lt. Demoray (Bomb-Nav), Sgt. Craig (Eng), Sgt. McKay (Radio-Gunner), Sgt. Busing (Armorer-Gunner) Barksdale Field, LA Demoray, Craig and McKay transferred to 301st BG in August 1943. Others unknown

Dunlap Cemetery, Rose Hill, Kansas  - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Dunlap Cemetery, Rose Hill, Kansas

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

SSGT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM

Air Medal (AM)

SSGT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

126

03/13/1944

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

126

03/13/1944

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

11 January 1944

Personal Album of Melvin Craig


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