Harold Smith

Harold R Smith served his country in World War II with the 483rd Bombardment Group 817th Squadron.

Information on Harold Smith 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 Smith. 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 Harold Smith's military record please contact us.

02/26/1945
General Order (GO)* : 962
(AM) Air Medal
Air Medal (AM)
Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: SGT
Hometown: Erie PA


04/01/1945
General Order (GO)* : 1973
(AM/1OLC) Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)
Issuing Authority: 15th Air Force

Current Rank: SSGT
MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action
Hometown: Erie PA


* 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.


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