Joseph Scanlon

S/Sgt. Joseph C Scanlon was assigned to the 301st BG 32nd Squadron. He was from Bellows Falls VT

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

11/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : GO 21

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: SGT

03/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 124

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

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

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

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

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

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

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

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: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

AM/6OLC-KIA Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/12/1944

General Order (GO)* : 205

AM/7OLC-KIA Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

04/15/1944

General Order (GO)* : 217

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: S/Sgt.

KIA Status: KIA - Killed in Action

* 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.

25-Feb-44 PUC
Sept. 43 WIA
12-Mar-44 15th AAF General Order # 124 Silver Star


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