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Gordon R. Egbert

Home of record: Logan Utah

completed twenty flights in a combat area where enemy anti-aircraft fire was expected to be effective or where enemy aircraft patrols usually occurred. His conduct throughout has distinguished him among those performing duties of the same character.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander Gordon R. Egbert, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on patrol in a Navy Liberator Bomber over the Celebes on 16 May 1945.

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

Action Date: May 16, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Commander

Distinguished Flying Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander Gordon R. Egbert, United States Navy, was awarded a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight from 21 April to 23 July 1945. Lieutenant Commander Egbert completed twenty flights in a combat area where enemy anti-aircraft fire was expected to be effective or where enemy aircraft patrols usually occurred. His conduct throughout has distinguished him among those performing duties of the same character.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 355 (October 1946)

Action Date: April 21 - July 23, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Commander