1/Lt. Joseph K. Garnett


(The Edgar Hancock Collection via B. Hancock)

1/Lt. Joseph K. Garnett

338th FS - 30 March 1944 - 28 July 1944 (Killed in Action)

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D 44-13742

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
96 20 May 1944 Type 16 Control
175 06 July 1944 MEW Control
177 07 July 1944 Bernburg
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 20 May 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) Sens
06 July 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) Laon
07 July 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) W/Bernburg
Notes From Elizabeth, New Jersey
ASN - O-754490
30 March 1944 - Joined 338th Fighter Squadron
20 May 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
20 May 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
17 June 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
21 June 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
29 June 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
22 July 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
28 July 1944 - Crashed south of Boxted. 'Dove into ground'
Crew Chief - T/Sgt. Edgar L. Hancock
Awards
Memories  
Additional Photo Lt. Garnett (probably standing in front of Lt. Korinek's P-38J) (The Edgar Hancock Collection via B. Hancock)
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