John Wadkins

T/Sgt. John D Wadkins Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Ball Turret.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : GO 8

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: TSGT



General Order (GO)* : 40

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: TSGT


* 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.

3/12/1943 AM/OLC
5/24/1943 Silver Star/Distuingished Flying Cross/AM/OLC KIA

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