William Stafford

2LT William E Stafford was assigned to the 301st BG 0th . He was from Garland NC

From the current records we have obtained and transcribed, we have not been able to determine which squadron William Stafford was assigned, therefore the listing is under the Headquarters Section. Additionally, as is often the case for awards that are issued for the soldier/airman who was shotdown, killed or captured, as well as those who had finished their tour of missions and came back to the states, these individuals had been taken off of the squadron records and thus all of their paperwork would be attributed to the headquarters.

The following information on William Stafford 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 2LT Stafford. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to William Stafford's military record please contact us.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

11/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : GO 21

AM/5OLC 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: 2LT

11/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : GO 21

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

11/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : GO 21

AM/7OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

11/18/1943

General Order (GO)* : GO 21

AM/8OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

* 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.


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