Yancey Smith Tarrant

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Brownwood, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A COLONEL AND AS A PILOT OF A P-51 MUSTANG FIGHTER PLANE OF THE 31ST FIGHTER GROUP, 64TH FIGHTER WING, FIFTEENTH AIR FORCE IN ITALY. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS, SILVER STAR, DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, AND PURPLE HEART.