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General Order #45
21 September 1944



HEADQUARTERS 450TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H)

APO 520 21 SEPTEMBER 1944

 

GENERAL ORDERS )

NUMBER 45 )

 

Awards of the Good Conduct Medal

 

SECTION I - - AWARDS OF THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL

 

1. Under The provisions of and pursuant to authority contained in AR 600-68, 4 May 1943, and NATOUSA Circular Number 111, 13 June 1943, and upon recommendation of their organization commander, the following named enlisted men 721st Bombardment Squadron (H), are awarded the Good Conduct Medal for exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity:

 

T/Sgt Burt L. Hesse 38200256 Sgt Norman Anderson 39406046

T/Sgt Patrick J. Larkin 32278592 Sgt William Bell 13145784

T/Sgt Lester C. Massey 14072481 Sgt Allan D. Batchelor 18053654

T/Sgt Chester J. Micek 32452160 Sgt Fred A. Betes 17111144

T/Sgt Howard W. Morgan 14121341 Sgt LaVerne R. Barrett 36805247

T/Sgt Leo J. Neier 37384382 Sgt Warren H. Bales 37502286

T/Sgt Herman C. Peitz 32394544 Sgt Donald A. Barnhardt 15117880

T/Sgt Claude H. Rohde 39841013 Sgt Rodney J. Benoit 18171151

T/Sgt Gordon B. Smith 6547779 Sgt Joseph P. Brischler 12186608

S/Sgt Louis Arabit 18060983 Sgt James H. Bush 37515149

S/Sgt Carl W. Barr 37432582 Sgt Stanley H. Chizinski 31325907

S/Sgt Byron S. Benton 11081304 Sgt William P. Church Jr. 33388233

S/Sgt Charles H. Carey 17034385 Sgt Lozelle F. Christner 36481282

S/Sgt Claudius A. Carter Jr 38045121 Sgt Robert B. Clary 18188797

S/Sgt James B. Cox 39400262 Sgt Rufus O. Cox 20364904

S/Sgt Thomas A. Cunnup Jr 14178364 Sgt Robert B. Crabtree 34314176

S/Sgt Russell Durham 34057968 Sgt Fred B. Dirking Jr. 39127815

S/Sgt Samuel Freed 13124334 Sgt George W. Dreisbach 15072376

S/Sgt Claude R. Griffin 34256767 Sgt Samuel L. Daniel 34313749

S/Sgt Leslie E. Hallow 36618976 Sgt Thomas A. Derby 33582256

S/Sgt Fitzhugh L. Hutchings 6292604 Sgt William F. DeVer 39272321

S/Sgt Rudolph Jilg Jr 39175471 Sgt George B. Eckert 37239462

S/Sgt John S. Kalleher 31186529 Sgt John I. Elliott Jr 18150237

S/Sgt Donald A. Kent 39238557 Sgt Leonard B. Everett Jr 38435056

S/Sgt Chester R. Lincicome 15012596 Sgt Kenneth F. Faulkner 18167921

S/Sgt James T. Madden 33175599 Sgt William A. Farrer 18208824

S/Sgt Marvin H. Nix 38233079 Sgt Charles H. Ferguson 14124663

S/Sgt Delbert M. Pinkley 19014551 Sgt Edward B. Goldgrabe 32782776

S/Sgt Harry C. Powell Jr 33302168 Sgt Charles R Hemmingson 17143686

S/Sgt Maurice H. Sandholm 37436244 Sgt William F. Higgins Jr 38420599

S/Sgt Henry Schott 38084693 Sgt Charles M Hockenberger 32844853

S/Sgt Robert O. Sisting 39395947 Sgt Elmer B. Holmes 18150830

S/Sgt John R. Smith 35600404

S/Sgt William F. Stose Jr 35553573 Sgt William A. Kincaid 37379865

S/Sgt David R. Valley 16147357 Sgt Harry M. Kinney Jr 34688881

S/Sgt Edward L. Weber 37384815 Sgt Vernon L. Lebert 37327020

S/Sgt Richard A. Windham 34477355 Sgt Quitman R. Loden 14151165

S/Sgt Carl M. Youngren 37166786 Sgt Richard D. Marshall 35601809

Sgt Patrick H. McCloskey 34152338 Cpl Angelo M. Halversen 39684272

Sgt Raymond P. McLaughlin 19188528 Cpl George T. Hansen 32424744

Sgt Refugio G. Martinez 39684204 Cpl John J. Heagerty 12169028

Sgt Richard G. Meurer 12147761 Cpl Lester J. Heitkemper 35668023

Cpl Oliver L. Herrick 36298947

Sgt Jean N. Parathiras 12159660 Cpl Charles W. Hughes 14159843

Sgt Clarence R. Pennell 31099068 Cpl Gwen R. Imus 39037529

Sgt J. T. Pharr 14161759 Cpl Casmier J. Juchcinski 36742467

Sgt John W. Potanovic 39236039 Cpl Walter D. Kecicek 33490060

Sgt Victor D. Ramos 39560041 Cpl Fred A. Keffer 13119166

Sgt Walter V. Rork 35581016 Cpl Harry T. Knapp 39037571

Sgt Romeo P. Rosati 32403842 Cpl James R. Krebs 32671644

Sgt Daniel J. Sarubbi 32696012 Cpl Mike Kutchma 33572832

Cpl Wilford A. Lafond 31109837

Sgt Edward J. Scerba 35520968 Cpl Allen N. LaFlame 31297992

Sgt Bernard C. Sheets 33632958 Cpl Harry Langlitz 32889262

Sgt John B. Singer 32671732 Cpl Lavern E. Larson 36264786

Sgt Perry M. Smith 11115309 Cpl Eugene F. Lewis 31080945

Sgt Joseph F. Steger 16144285 Cpl Merland O. Lind 16155113

Sgt Samuel Stein 11091770 Cpl Cornelius T. Lyons 31300148

Sgt Rodney Strange 12056350 Cpl Raymond A, Matthes 32935249

Sgt Charles K. Stewart 25606253 Cpl Marion L. Manley 35333361

Sgt Harry W. Stahlhoefer 39693391 Cpl Frederick R. Maravilla 35561238

Sgt John W. Taulbee 35423777 Cpl Willard E. Max 34508116

Sgt Richard C. Taylor 38185492 Cpl Hugh W. McBride 39554164

Sgt Eugene A. Timmel 35696528 Cpl William L. McCormick 35685387

Sgt Odella Tolman 11084369 Cpl Joseph A. McGiade 36444939

Sgt Robert P. Waterman 31308990 Cpl Charles L. McKimmy 35722913

Sgt Melvin S. Wolfmen 12124367 Cpl Arthur Meisch 39289756

Sgt Harvey R. Wolcott 19070533 Cpl Michael A. Meister 20349500

Sgt James C. Yantis 18056995 Cpl Verne L. Marrow 31217833

Sgt Harold E. Young 36444000 Cpl John N. Merone 32780947

Sgt Illiff G. Youmans 39264782 Cpl Walter J. Meyer 37414022

Cpl William O. Adam 17063983 Cpl Robert C. Miller 35057117

Cpl Savino Arredondo 36574686 Cpl John R. Mulhall 31210312

Cpl Edward F. Armstrong 36630003 Cpl Louis J. Orlando 32887692

Cpl Harry K. Basler 34148793 Cpl Anthony S. Palka 36651072

Cpl John P. Backman 39118533 Cpl Floyd P Perkins Jr 36559935

Cpl Wilford T. Belles 16109395 Cpl Richard J. Pinardi 31308740

Cpl John W. Blackwell 34057906 Cpl Howard Poortengo 16087266

Cpl William E. Cook 32678051 Cpl Joseph D. Reed 32753454

Cpl James M. Cassidy 13124100 Cpl Vernon O. Roper 19109400

Cpl William P. Cunningham 12123863 Cpl Francis W. Saloka 33576239

Cpl Frank DeConie 32767049 Cpl William G. Schuessler 33565665

Cpl Jack E. Diltz 33236610 Cpl Karl A. Skarman 32878780

Cpl Robert C. Dillard 14149094 Cpl Kenneth L. Stein 37668259

Cpl Helsted H. Dyer 38301492 Cpl Lloyd Stutes 38266431

Cpl Sam Ehrlich 32496459 Cpl Waite L. Taylor 39271787

Cpl Curtis L. Ernst 16162129 Cpl Robert J. Templeton 36295950

Cpl John R. Fellers 36631206 Cpl Robert H. Thomas Jr 32384789

Cpl Vearl R. Fridley 37651455 Cpl Earl L. Tofte 39617074

Cpl Eley B. Goodwin Jr 34802843 Cpl John Vashlishan Jr 33462109

Cpl William J. Weiss 36803418 Pfc Richard E. Melak 32831597

Cpl Jack L. White 37509722 Pfc Daniel T. McConnell 33424931

Cpl William C. Witty 37519643 Pfc Thomas J. Murray Jr 38319179

Cpl Edward J. Wroblewski 33426187

Cpl Antonio Zubizareta 39458408 Pfc Seymour H. Petigeilo 34543967

Pfc Joseph L. Pruno 32872216 Pfc Norman S. Pleasanton 32752198

Pfc Leland S. Brown 33630705 Pfc Samuel B. Prigmore 38404114

Pfc Johnnie W. Denny 35683295 Pfc Raymond M. Ruddock 32887731

Pfc John Dinihanian 31329093 Pfc Robert B. Saroff 34702114

Pfc Charles R. Dorazio 13060178 Pfc John L. Savoy 38484365

Pfc Joseph P. Egan 32882762 Pfc Gerald G. Smith 32746120

Pfc Alfonso E. Gonzalez 39693324 Pfc Billy M. Speers 15382271

Pfc George W. Griffin 38424953 Pfc Robert M. Walsh 33491216

Pfc Edward F. Hardick 11113405 Pfc Theodore W. Zaluski 32796798

Pfc Max B. Hartlo 39412318 Pvt Meyer Cohen 19180857

Pfc Rex Head 39282251

Pfc Emerick D. Hudek 38428428 Pvt David J. Laska 36296483

Pfc Robert K. Hydapool 33528096 Pvt James A. Lundy 34770988

Pfc Grant Judd 39855665 Pvt James R. Magill 12171972

Pfc Frank ???psky 33393024 Pvt David C. Trevino 38453653

Pfc Morris Krofssik 31332199

Pfc John M. Laird 33257135

Pfc George F. Laino 32765499

Pfc Lawrence B. Ledeux 31288243

Pfc Chester Lesniak 36720588

 

By order of Lt. Colonel GIDEON:

C. J. DONOVAN,

Major, Air Corps,

Adjutant.





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