James Gilson

James H Gilson served his country in World War II with the 464th Bombardment Group 779th Squadron.

Information on James Gilson 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 LTC Gilson. 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 James Gilson's military record please contact us.

Missing Air Crew Report 1: 13711

03/02/1945
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

LTC
GO: 1098
Ridgewood NJ

04/22/1945
AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

LTC
GO: 2618
MIA
Ridgewood NJ

05/05/1945
DFC/1OLC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

LTC
GO: 3028
MIA
Ridgewood NJ


The information on this page about James Gilson has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete; we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession including digital copies. We will continue to add to this material as it becomes available.

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