Francis D. McGaffigan

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Navy

HOMETOWN
Santa Ana, CA

HONORED BY
Ms. Margaret M. McGaffigan

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

COMMANDING OFFICER, BOMBER SQUADRON 306, SOLOMON ISLANDS; COMMANDING OFFICER. BOMBER SQUADRON 99, SAIPAN; COMMANDING OFFICER, BOMBER SQUADRON 150, USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN CVS-39; COMMANDING OFFICER, BOMBER SQUADRON 153, USS KEARSARGE CV-33; AIR OFFICER, USS ESSEX CV-9; COMMANDING OFFICER, NAVAL AIR RESERVE TRAINING UNIT, NAVAL AIR STATION (NAS), LAKEHURST, NEW JERSEY. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS AND THREE AIR MEDALS.