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Thaddeus Crump

1st Lt. Thaddeus T Crump was assigned to the 301st BG 352nd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Pilot.

1st Lt. Thaddeus T Crump

Standing L to R : S/Sgt. George Turner WG , S/Sgt. James Sennish TG, S/Sgt. Adam Gawlick WG, T/Sgt. John Pasayan E, T/Sgt. Harold Overfors R/O Kneeling L to R : Lt. Thaddeus Crump Pilot ; Lt. Alfred Birkner Co-P ; Lt. Gilbert Nesch Nav. ; Lt. Gilbert Johnson Bomb.

Bob Bluford (R) and I (L) met on February 25, 1943 when we reported for active duty with what was then the Army Air Corps. The two of us have been close friends ever since. Thad served in the 301st BG and Bob served in the 8th AF.

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

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

Thaddeus Crump

2nd Lt





Air Medal (AM)

Thaddeus Crump

1st Lt.





Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Thaddeus Crump

1st Lt.





Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Thaddeus Crump

1st Lt.





Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

  • Medals for the men - April 1945 PDF
  • DFC GO 2849 PDF
  • Personal Album of Thaddeus T. Crump
  • 3/17/1945 General Orders 1485 AM/OLC

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