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Kenneth Newton Walker
Brigadier General, US Army Air Corps

Born:   July 17, 1898 at Cerrillos, NM
Entered Service:  
Denver, CO
Date/Place of Action: 
January 05, 1943 - Rabaul, New Britain
Unit:  
5th Bomber Command, 5th Air Force
Presentation: 
Presented to his son Kenneth Walker, Jr. at the White House
     by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Mar 25, 1943

Date of Death:  
January 05, 1943 (Missing In Action)
Buried at: 
A.B.M.C. Manila - Manila, Philippine Islands (Marker)

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Jack Warren Mathis
First Lieutenant, US Army Air Corps

Born:   September 25, 1921 at San Angelo, TX
Entered Service:  
San Angelo, TX
Date/Place of Action: 
March 18, 1943 - Vegesack, Germany
Unit: 
359 Bombardment Squadron, 303d Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force
Presentation:
 
Presented to his mother at Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, TX
     by Major General Barton K. Yount on Sep 21, 1943

Date Of Death: 
March 18, 1943 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:
  Fairmount Cemetery - San Angelo, TX

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Maynard Harrison Smith, Sr.
Sergeant, US Army Air Corps

Born:  May 19, 1911 at Cairo, MI
Entered Service:  
Cairo, MI
Date/Place of Action:  
May 01, 1943 - Brest, France
Unit: 
423d Bombardment Squadron, 306th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force
Presentation: 
At the Eight Army Airfield, England
     By Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson - G.O. 38 - July 12, 1943
Date of Death:  May 11, 1984
Buried at: 
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA
  **First enlisted airman to receive the Medal of Honor

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Joseph Raymond Sarnoski
Second Lieutenant, US Army Air Corps

Born:   January 30, 1915 at Simpson, PA
Entered Service:  
Simpson, PA
Date/Place of Action: 
June 16, 1943 - Buka area, Solomon Islands
Unit:  
65th Bombardment Squadron, 43d Bombardment Group, 5th Air Force
Presentation:  Presented to his widow,
G.O. 85 - Dec 17, 1943
Date of Death:     
June 16, 1943 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:   
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, HI

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