Lester Paterson

MACR: 5444

Sgt. Lester F Paterson was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): WG.

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Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status


General Order (GO)* : 962

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt


General Order (GO)* : 3551

SS Silver Star

Silver Star

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt


* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.

5/29/1944 Shot down over Wollersdorf A/D, Austria. AC 42-97580 B-17G MIA

1944 General Order 3551 PDF

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