Joseph Colson

Joseph E Colson JR served his country in World War II with the 454th Bombardment Group 738th Squadron.

Information on Joseph Colson 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 CAPT Colson. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to Joseph Colson's military record please contact us.

05/21/1944
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT
GO: 567

McLeary WA

05/27/1944
DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

2LT
GO: 663
McCleary WA

06/12/1944
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT
GO: 993
Mc Leary WA

06/23/1944
AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT
GO: 1259
McLeary WA

03/06/1945
AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

CAPT
GO: 1172
McLeary WA


The information on this page about Joseph Colson has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete, we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession.

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