James Gilbert

S/Sgt James E Gilbert was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Ball Turret.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

05/14/1943

General Order (GO)* : 82

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT

05/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : 85

AM/5OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 5 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT

05/24/1943

General Order (GO)* : 9010

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT

05/24/1943

General Order (GO)* : 9010

AM/7OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT

11/23/1944

General Order (GO)* : 555

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 8TH

Current Rank: SSGT

* 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.

4/6/1943 Presidential Unit Citation
2/20/1943 For Destroying 1 Enemy A/C and 20 missions DFC
5/24/1943 DFC/AM/OLC


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