Joseph Ford

2nd Lt Joseph P Ford was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

2nd Lt JOSEPH FORD was assigned or attached to the 459th Bombardment Group on 16 June 1944 according to a 27 October 1944 dated document subject roster of personnel sent to the commanding general NATOUSA
Back row (left to right): - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Back row (left to right):

Friends of Joe during training - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Friends of Joe during training

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

Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

2LT

 

ROS

2nd Lt

184

04/08/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2LT

1419

06/28/1944

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

2nd Lt

1561

07/07/1944

AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT

1661

07/07/1944

AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SGT

2917

08/28/1944

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

12/01/1943 December Roster
10/16/1944 Joe was listed on a roster of personnel assigned to the 459th Bombardment Group on this date, 16 Oct. 1944, when they were awarded a Distinguished Unit Citation . DUC

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