William Sultan

MACR: 7316

S/Sgt. William R Sultan was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Waist Gunner.

Staff Sargent William "Gil" Sultan 352nd Bomber Squadron, 301st Bomber Group, Heavy A/C 44-6284. MACR 7316

Killed in Action August 3, 1944 after his plane went down during a bombing run on The Ober-Raderach Chemical Works at Fredrichschaffen, Germany.

Buried at Florence American Cemetery, Florence, Italy

Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Hometown: East Northport, New York

Staff Sargent William Gil Sultan - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Staff Sargent William Gil Sultan

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 734

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt


General Order (GO)* : 2205

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT


General Order (GO)* : 4252

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15AF

Current Rank: SSGT

MIA Status: MIA - Missing 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.

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