1Lt. Oscar L. Luke, Jr., ASN O-819129

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 493rd Bombardment Squadron

Co-pilot - Gordon Williams Crew

Entry into Service: 22 Sept 42   Arrived in Theater: 13 May 44   Separation: 7 Aug 45

24 Combat Missions

Distinguished Flying Cross   Air Medal w/OLC

World War 2 Victory Medal    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze Stars

American Theater Campaign Medal     Good Conduct Medal

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"I can't believe they taught a twenty-year-old farm boy, whose only view of the world had been the rear of a mule, to fly." - O.L. Luke, Jr.

1Lt. Luke's Find-A-Grave.com Memorial

493rd BS Personnel

7th BG Personnel