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Samuel Gormly


Capt. Samuel J Gormly

Commanding Officer - 301st Bombardment Group from 29 Mar 43 to 3 Sept 43


See document below Two Pages from"This Is Your War" by Ernie Pyle

See document below Col. Gormly Awards

See document below Gormly Flight Log

See document below Col. Gormly's 301st Commendations

See link below Personal Album of Col. Samuel J. Gormly


Pictured above is crew following the first raid on Rome. Back row, 2nd from left is Colonel Gormly


Colonel Sam Gormly (L) and Ernie Pyle (R) in Central Tunisia

Samuel Gormly

Lt Col. Samuel J Gormly Jr was assigned to the 301st BG 301st HQ.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Commanding Officer 301st BG.


Capt. Samuel J Gormly

Commanding Officer - 301st Bombardment Group from 29 Mar 43 to 3 Sept 43


See document below Two Pages from"This Is Your War" by Ernie Pyle See document below Col. Gormly Awards See document below Gormly Flight Log See document below Col. Gormly's 301st Commendations See link below Personal Album of Col. Samuel J. Gormly


Pictured above is crew following the first raid on Rome. Back row, 2nd from left is Colonel Gormly


Colonel Sam Gormly (L) and Ernie Pyle (R) in Central Tunisia

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

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

SAMUEL GORMLEY

CAPT

36

02/07/1942

 

ROS

Samuel Gormly

Lt. Col.

54

03/06/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SAMUEL GORMLY

LCOL

14

03/09/1943

 

AM

Air Medal (AM)

SAMUEL GORMLY

LCOL

14

03/09/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SAMUEL GORMLY

LCOL

40

03/29/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SAMUEL GORMLY

LTC

9005

04/18/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Samuel Gormly

Col.

55

04/23/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Samuel Gormly

Col.

7

05/03/1943

 

SS

Silver Star

Samuel Gormly

Col.

18

07/04/1943

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Samuel Gormly

Col.

144

07/23/1943

 

DFC

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Samuel Gormly

Col.

34

08/01/1943

 

AM/6OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

  • Two Pages from"This Is Your War" by Ernie Pyle PDF
  • Col. Gormly Awards PDF
  • Gormly Flight Log PDF
  • Gormly's 301st Commendations PDF
  • A Great Day for the Germans PDF
  • Personal Album of Col. Samuel J. Gormly
  • 4/6/1943 DUC

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