Francis Whitten

2nd Lt Francis R Whitten was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

05/07/1944

General Order (GO)* : 445

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 445

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 446

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2nd Lt

05/14/1944

General Order (GO)* : 447

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

05/30/1944

General Order (GO)* : 724

DFC Distinguished Flying Cross

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1160

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1164

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 1st Lt

07/01/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1484

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

07/06/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1617

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: 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.

2/25/1944 PUC


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