John Collins

1st Lt. John R Collins was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.

John and Shirley Collins - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

John and Shirley Collins

The following information on John Collins 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 1st Lt. Collins. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to John Collins's military record please contact us.

Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2LT

 

ROS

2nd Lt

922

06/08/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

1440

06/28/1944

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

3033

09/02/1944

AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

3573

09/23/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

DFC Award GO 3573 PDF


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