Theodore Small

1st Lt Theodore R Small was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

Ted did his level one flight training at Santa Maria Auxiliary Field in California, which was operated by The Hancock Foundation College of Aeronautics. During WWII the US Army Air Forces contracted with Hancock to provide basic flight instruction to aviation cadets.

1st Lt Theodore R Small - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt Theodore R Small

"FuBaR" A/C 42-32108 modified for Azon Bombing.

Lt. Ted Small and crew at MacDill Field outside Tampa for final flight training. - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Lt. Ted Small and crew at MacDill Field outside Tampa for final flight training.

The following information on Theodore Small 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 1st Lt Small. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Theodore Small's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1156

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

07/06/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1619

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

08/15/1944

General Order (GO)* : 2548

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

09/23/1944

General Order (GO)* : 3564

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st 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.

5/2/1944

1st Lt. Ted Small PDF


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