Lester Laird

Lester H Laird served his country in World War II with the 1st Fighter Group .

Information on Lester Laird 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 Laird. 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 Lester Laird's military record please contact us.

Missing Air Crew Report 1:

Missing Air Crew Report 2:

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

GO: 6
Natchitoches LA

Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

GO: 43
Natchitoches LA

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

GO: 62
Natchitoches LA

The information on this page about Lester Laird 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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