Carl Hoenshell

Carl C Hoenshell served his country in World War II with the 1st Fighter Group .

Information on Carl Hoenshell 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 2LT Hoenshell. 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 Carl Hoenshell's military record please contact us.

MIA (Missing In Action)

First Lieutenant Carl Hoenshell is MIA 10 June 1944.

Date Order Award Ribbon & Device Document Originator Rank Status

04/04/1944

General Order (GO)* : 165

AM Air Medal

Air Medal (AM)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

05/21/1944

General Order (GO)* : 563

AM/1OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

05/21/1944

General Order (GO)* : 563

AM/2OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

05/21/1944

General Order (GO)* : 563

AM/3OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

06/05/1944

General Order (GO)* : 862

AM/4OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

07/08/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1664

AM/5OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Silver Oak Leaf Cluster = 5 OLCs

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 2LT

MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action

07/08/1944

General Order (GO)* : 1664

AM/6OLC Air Medal Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Issuing Authority: 12th Air Force

Current Rank: 1LT

MIA Status: MIA - Missing In Action

* Documents are of the type/classification of "General Order" for most award documents. The listed documents are GO, General Order unless otherwise stated. For example. Special Orders.

The Issuing Authority is the Command and author of the document.


The information on this page about Carl Hoenshell 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 including digital copies. We will continue to add to this material as it becomes available.

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