National Flight Log Entry
ENS GERALD F. CHILD, USN
|Date of Birth:||10/19/1914|
|Aviation Designation:||Naval Aviator|
|State/College:||US Naval Academy|
Highest Personal Decoration or AwardDist. Flying Cross
Associations/Service OrganizationsNavy League
Significant Achievements8 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.