1/Lt. John M. Wakeland


(The Edgar Hancock Collection via B. Hancock)

1/Lt. John M. Wakeland

338th FS - 24 April 1944 - 06 October 1944

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CL-V

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
177 07 July 1944 Bernburg
231 11 September 1944 Ruhland
233 13 September 1944 Merseberg
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Score Detail 07 July 1944  FW-190 damaged (air) W/Bernburg
11 September 1944  (2)Me-109 destroyed (air) S/Meiningen
11 September 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) S/Meiningen
13 September 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) Eisenach-Gotha
Notes

Entered service from Farmersville, Illinois
ASN - O-756065
24 April 1944 - Joined 338th Fighter Squadron
24 June 1944 - Awarded the Air Medal
10 July 1944 - Detached Service to 505th FS, 339th FG
13 July 1944 - Awarded an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
19 July 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
27 July 1944 - Returned to 338th Fighter Squadron
15 September 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
06 October 1944 - Ended tour of duty
06 October 1944 - Transferred to the 70th Replacement Depot
23 October 1944 - Awarded a 4th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
23 October 1944 - Awarded a 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
23 October 1944 - Awarded a 6th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
20 November 1944 - Awarded a 7th Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal

Awards
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