1/Lt. George E. Funk Jr.


(C. Olshavsky)

1/Lt. George E. Funk Jr.

338th FS - 14 June 1944 - 14 December 1944

Assigned Aircraft

Not Known

Mission History

Completed Tour of Duty

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
177 07 July 1944 Bernburg
236 19 September 1944 Osnabruck
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 07 July 1944  (.5)Me-109 destroyed (air) W/Bernburg
19 September 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) S/Dusseldorf
Notes

ASN - O-760184
14 June 1944 - Joined the 338th Fighter Squadron
10 July 1944 - Went on Detached Service to the 364th FS, 357th FG
04 August 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
06 August 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
26 August 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
15 September 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
10 October 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
21 October 1944 - Awarded Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
28 October 1944 - Awarded 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to Air Medal
14 December 1944 - Transferred to 70th Replacement Depot

Awards
Memories  
Additional Photo 1/Lt. George Funk blew a seal in his propeller hub, causing oil to leak onto his windshield.  He had to be helped down by another pilot, who flew alongside him as a guide. (F. Birtciel)
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