1 Reply Latest reply on May 29, 2020 9:21 AM by Jason Atkinson

    Seeking general orders for Bronze Star & Air Medal

    William Maher Wayfarer

      How can I learn what specific General Orders state about awards for two family members? Below were located recently in catalog.archives.gov The display of actual Award Cards is wonderful !!


      Father: William P Maher = Navigator with 303rd Bomb Group in 1943, Service Number 0797343

      Air Medal

      GO 116 Hq Eighth Bomber Command Aug 8 1943

      GO 138 Hq Eighth Bomber Command Sept 2 1943 Oak Leaf

      GO 151 Hq Eighth Bomber Command Sept 14 1943 Oak Leaf

      GO 180 Hq Eighth Air Force Oct 8 1943 Oak Leaf


      Uncle: James E Conklin = Master Sgt, career Air Force. I do not know what unit he was with in WWII, 1st Bomb Div was in England, Service Number 18060931

      Bronze Star -- GO 284 Hq 1st Bomb Div Aug 29 1944