Lewis Richardson

S/Sgt Lewis Arlin Richardson was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.

Lewis Arlin Richardson died on November 30, 1995. He also was with the 306th Bomb group in 1944, completing 19 missions before being wounded in action.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 196

PH Purple Heart

Purple Heart (PH)

Issuing Authority: 1st Air Division, 8th Air Force

Current Rank: TSGT

* 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.

4/6/1943 Presidential Unit Citation
4/6/1943 PUC Presidential Unit Citation
5/24/1943 AM/OLC

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