Wright Plummer

S/Sgt. Wright 'Curly' Plummer Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Ball Turrent Gunner.

Wright 'Curly' Plummer Jr. passed away November 4, 2008 at his home in Clio, SC, after a valiant, five year battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was a ball turret gunner aboard a B-17 with the 353rd squadron.
Wright 'Curly' Plummer and John Kurland - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Wright 'Curly' Plummer and John Kurland

Wright 'Curly' Plummer dressing - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Wright 'Curly' Plummer dressing

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

12/21/1944

General Order (GO)* : 5093

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt

05/02/1945

General Order (GO)* : 2034

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt.

05/21/1945

General Order (GO)* : 3320

AM/ 2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt.

05/21/1945

General Order (GO)* : 3320

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

* 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.

4/2/1945 15th AAF General Order 2034 Air Medal/ Oak Leaf Cluster
5/21/1945 15th AAF General Order 3320 Air Medal/ 2Oak Leaf Cluster
5/21/1945 General Orders 3320 AM
4/2/1945 General Orders 2034 General Orders 2034
5/21/1945 SSgt AM

Personal Album of Wright Plummer


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