Fayette County

Sgt. James R. Wall




General Headquarters Southwest Pacific Area—(INS)—Awards of the air medal to the following Iowa fliers in the southwest Pacific area were announced Wednesday by Lt. Gen. George C. Kenny, Commander of the Allied Air Force in that theatre.

Sgt. James R. Wall, Oelwein, crew-member of a bomber that scored a direct hit on an enemy transport in the Bismarck Sea last March.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, September 1, 1943