Samuel Layton

1st Lt Samuel H Layton Jr was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

1st Lt SAMUEL LAYTON died April 1998 of Cancer, in Huntington Beach,CA , he was 77 years old.


1st Lt Samuel H Layton Jr - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt Samuel H Layton Jr

1st Lt SAMUEL LAYTON 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
Lt. Samuel Layton with student pilot - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Lt. Samuel Layton with student pilot

Standing L to R:
Standing L to R: 2nd LT Robert Beatson, Nav; 2nd Lt Henry C. Feagan Jr., Bombardier; 1st Lt Samuel H. Layton, Pilot; 2nd Lt Aldon H. Jensen, Co-pilot.

Front L to R: S/Sgt. Armand Z. Daughtry, Gunner; T/Sgt. Joe C. Johnson, Engineer; S/Sgt. Augustus Boomhower, Gunner; T/Sgt. Robert R. Gibbs, Radio Oper.; S/Sgt. George W. Gottschalk, Gunner; S/Sgt. Frank R. Constabile, Gunner.  - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Standing L to R: Standing L to R: 2nd LT Robert Beatson, Nav; 2nd Lt Henry C. Feagan Jr., Bombardier; 1st Lt Samuel H. Layton, Pilot; 2nd Lt Aldon H. Jensen, Co-pilot. Front L to R: S/Sgt. Armand Z. Daughtry, Gunner; T/Sgt. Joe C. Johnson, Engineer; S/Sgt. Augustus Boomhower, Gunner; T/Sgt. Robert R. Gibbs, Radio Oper.; S/Sgt. George W. Gottschalk, Gunner; S/Sgt. Frank R. Constabile, Gunner.

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

1LT

 

ROS

1LT

58

12/24/1943

AM
Air Medal (AM)

1LT

13

01/13/1944

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

1st Lt

183

04/08/1944

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

497

05/17/1944

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

1st Lt.

539

05/19/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

1LT

1484

07/01/1944

AM/5OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

1674

07/08/1944

AM/5OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Award of the DFC PDF

Personal Album of Samuel H. Layton


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