Niven Kendall Cranfill

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Temple, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A LIEUTENANT COLONEL AND A FIGHTER PILOT OF THE 359TH FIGHTER GROUP, 8TH AIR FORCE, IN ACTION AGAINST THE ENEMY IN AERIAL COMBAT IN THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR WITH BRONZE OAK LEAF CLUSTER AND THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS WITH BRONZE OAK LEAF CLUSTER.