Vernon McKinley

MACR: 10098

T/Sgt. Vernon P McKinley was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Engineer/Gunner.

1/18/1944 A/C: 44-6549 Collided with A/c: 42-97910 Piloted by Lt. Greenfield. Returned to Base.


Photo taken September 22, 1944 from the Camellia Room in Hotel Savannah, Savannah, Georgia before moving to Italy

Front Row L-R:  Sgt. Julius C. Vellozzi, Sgt. William E. Grinstead, T/Sgt. 
Vernon P. McKinley, T/Sgt. Jack R. Christopher, S/Sgt. William E. Daymude  
Back Row L-R: Sgt. Robert L. Perry, 2nd Lt. Albert L. Luster, 1st Lt.   
Richard K. Wheeler, 2nd Lt. William E. Moffet ; 1st Lt. Norman W. Jahnke
 - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Photo taken September 22, 1944 from the Camellia Room in Hotel Savannah, Savannah, Georgia before moving to Italy Front Row L-R: Sgt. Julius C. Vellozzi, Sgt. William E. Grinstead, T/Sgt. Vernon P. McKinley, T/Sgt. Jack R. Christopher, S/Sgt. William E. Daymude Back Row L-R: Sgt. Robert L. Perry, 2nd Lt. Albert L. Luster, 1st Lt. Richard K. Wheeler, 2nd Lt. William E. Moffet ; 1st Lt. Norman W. Jahnke

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

Sgt

4893

12/06/1944

AM

Air Medal (AM)

T/Sgt

3168

05/13/1945

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1/18/1944 A/C: 44-6549 Collided with A/c: 42-97910 Piloted by Lt. Greenfield. Returned to Base.
5/13/1945 General Orders 3168 AM


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