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William Thornton

William D Thornton served his country in World War II with the 483rd Bombardment Group .

Information on William Thornton 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 Thornton. 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 William Thornton's military record please contact us.

01/09/1945
AM
Air Medal (AM)

SGT
GO: 151
Baltimore MD

03/17/1945
AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SGT
GO: 1480
Baltimore MD

04/11/1945
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

SSGT
GO: 2264
Baltimore MD


The information on this page about William Thornton 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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