John Ryan

John D Ryan served his country in World War II with the 5th BW .

Information on John Ryan is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on COL Ryan. These serviceman's records are not complete and should not be construed as a complete record. We are always looking for more documented material on this and other servicemen. If you can help add to John Ryan's military record please contact us.

04/01/1944
DFC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

LTC
GO: 157
Cherokee IA

05/19/1944
DFC/1OLC
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

LTC
GO: 539

Cherokee IA

06/04/1944
AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

LTC
GO: 843

Cherokee IA

03/28/1945
AM/4OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 1829
Cherokee IA

04/05/1945
SS/1OLC
Silver Star Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

COL
GO: 2105
Cherokee IA


The information on this page about John Ryan has been obtained through a possible variety of sources incluging the serviceman themselves, family, copies of military records that are in possession of the Army Air Corps Library and Museum along with data obtained from other researchers and sources including AF Archives at Air Force Historical Research Agency and the U.S. National Archives.

This information is by no means complete, we are adding information based upon documentation in our possession.

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