Lester McLaughlin

2nd Lt. Lester E McLaughlin was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron. He was from T-60959 F/O
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

The following information on Lester McLaughlin 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 2nd Lt. McLaughlin. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Lester McLaughlin's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

03/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 120

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: F/O

03/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 122

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: F/O

03/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 123

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: F/O

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 207

AM/7OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: F/O

04/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 239

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt.

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 446

AM/4OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt.

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 446

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

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt.

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 447

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt.

* 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.


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