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MCCAMPBELL-DAVID

DAVID  PERRY MCCAMPBELL

Rate/Rank
CAPT
Service Branch
USN 6/1929 - 7/1964
Speciality
NAVAL AVIATOR
Born
01/16/1910
BESSEMER, AL
TOP NAVY FIGHTER PILOT OF WORLD WAR II (34 KILLS)
DECEASED, 6/30/1996
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
LANDING SIGNAL OFFICER, USS WASP CV-7
COMMANDER, SQUADRON VF-15
COMMANDER, AIR GROUP 15
CO, USS BON HOMME RICHARD CV-31
STAFF, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR
NAVY CROSS
SILVER STAR
LEGION OF MERIT W/COMBAT 'V'
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS W/2 GOLD STARS
AIR MEDAL
AMERICAN DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL
AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL
WORLD WAR II VICTORY MEDAL
NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL
SERVICE MEMORIES