Columbus Griffin

Maj Columbus E Griffin Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Maj

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM-KIA Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Maj

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

* 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.

2/25/1944 PUC


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