Charles Tannehill

MACR: 16197

2nd Lt. Charles O Tannehill was assigned to the 301st BG 32nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.

Charles "Chuck" Tannehill was married to Doris Ann Rogers. He was a USC graduate. They had been married 6 months when his plane, The Bad Penny, went down

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 54

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

* 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.

28 Nov. 1942 Shot down on mission to Bizerte in B-17 "The Bad Penny" AM MIA

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