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Leon G. Christison

Date of death: June 18, 1945
Home of record: Prescott Arizona
Status: MIA

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Leon G. Christison, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter-Bomber Pilot embarked in U.S.S. YORKTOWN over Honshu, Japan, on 18 July 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 352 (July 1946)

Action Date: July 15, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant