Donald Rinke

2nd Lt. Donald J Rinke was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

03/13/1944

General Order (GO)* : 126

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/4OLC-KIA Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/2OLC-KIA Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/5OLC-KIA 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

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/3OLC-KIA Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 453

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

10/17/1944

General Order (GO)* : 4015

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

AP

* 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.

2/25/1944 PUC


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