Daulton Lee

Lt. Col. Daulton B Lee was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.

At the tender age of 23, Daulton B Lee was the initial Squadron Commander of the 756th Bomb Squadron and flew the Lead Ship on an number of the early rough missions to Munich,Germany, France, Bucharest Rumania and other tough Targets.


Lt. Colonel Daulton B. Lee was the First overseas CO of the 756th B. S. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Lt. Colonel Daulton B. Lee was the First overseas CO of the 756th B. S.

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

Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

Maj

162

04/02/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

Maj

502

05/17/1944

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

Maj

1492

06/29/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

MAJ

1492

07/02/1944

DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Maj

2652

08/19/1944

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

SSGT

2963

08/30/1944

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

LTC

3152

05/13/1945

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

28 July 1943 Squadron Commander
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Training Sq CO
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG Sqn CO
12/01/1943 December Roster
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Tng Sq CO
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG Sqn CO
12/01/1943 December Roster
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG Sqn CO
12/01/1943 December Roster


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