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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Service Years
1948 - 1951
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Illinois
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
Naval Aviator Wings


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Wall Coordinates
Body Not Recovered
Jun 20, 1951
Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
Description
As 1951 drew to a close, a lull had settled over the battlefield. Fighting tapered off to a routine of patrol clashes, raids, and bitter small-unit struggles for key outpost positions. The lull result... More
Memories
Boxer departed San Diego for her second Korean tour on 2 March 1951. Again she operated with TF 77 s... More
1951 - 1952
Service to 1951
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1951
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
VF-114 Flying/Fighting Aardvarks
VF-114 Flying/Fighting Aardvarks
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1950 - 1951
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1950 - 1951
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1950
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Description
Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, Sunday, 25 June 1950 (Korean Time), N... More
Memories
With the outbreak of the Korean War, she was pressed into service to carry planes to the fighting. F... More
1950 - 1950
Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
Description
(September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and executed un... More
Memories
With the outbreak of the Korean War, she was pressed into service to carry planes to the fighting. F... More
1950 - 1950
Advanced Flight Training Course
Advanced Flight Training Course
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1948 - 1949
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Rank
Ensign
NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1948 - 1948
Service from 1948

 
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