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ENS GERALD F. CHILD, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 36


Date of Birth: 10/19/1914
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator
State/College: US Naval Academy

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist. Flying Cross

Theaters/Campaigns

Midway,Guadalcanal

Aircraft

PBY

Ship/Units/Deployments





Associations/Service Organizations

Navy League
Tacoma Philharmonic
Junior Achievement

Significant Achievements

8 Air Medals, Copilot/Nav. of 1st aircraft to land on Guadalcanal, which was also the 1st landing of a US aircraft in previously held enemy territ. in any WWII theater.
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