Harold Swenson

MACR: 5444

Sgt. Harold G Swenson was assigned to the 301st BG 353rd Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Tail Gunner.

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

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

06/10/1944

General Order (GO)* : 960

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: CPL

06/11/1944

General Order (GO)* : 960

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Cpl

MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action

06/19/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1168

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: Sgt

MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action

09/08/1944

General Order (GO)* : 18

PH Purple Heart

Purple Heart (PH)

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


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