Mitchell W. BACON
UnitC-47 Radio Operator (#42-93065) / 50th Troop Carrier Squadron - 314th Troop Carrier Group - 52nd Troop Carrier Wing
9th Troop Carrier Command
date of death07/06/1944
Original cemeterySainte Mère Eglise n°2
Current cemeteryF-11-32 Normandy American Cemetery St-Laurent/Mer Omaha Beach France
The Air Medal is awarded to anyone serving in the U.S. Armed Forces who has participated in an operational flight.
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.
The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.