John Kelly

MACR: 7536

1st Lt. John W Kelly was assigned to the 301st BG 32nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 452

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1165

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1165

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

08/15/1944

General Order (GO)* : 2550

AM/4OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

08/24/1944

General Order (GO)* : 2816

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

09/16/1944

General Order (GO)* : 3435

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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.

14 May 1944 15th AAF General Order # 452 Air Medal
19 Jun 1944 15th AAF General Order # 1165 Air Medal/Oak Leaf Cluster
19 Jun 1944 15th AAF General Order # 1165 Air Medal/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster
19 Jun 1944 15th AAF General Order # 1165 Air Medal/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster
24 Aug 1944 Silver Star
7 Aug 1944 Flew Co-pilot special mission 353rd Squadron - MACR 7536


Please contact us with any biographical data, pictures or other information regarding the service and life of John Kelly.