Stewart H. Day Air Medal award, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by Bangor Public Library


An unidentified Lieutenant escorts Frances V. Day to receive decorations for her son, S/Sgt. Stewart H. Day, from Col. S. F. Landers at Dow Air Field.

Day, a prisoner of war hospitalized in Paris, was awarded the Air Medal and three Oak Leaf Clusters, signifying three subsequent Air Medals following his combat experience as the tail-gunner in a B-17 Flying Fortress. Another son, Pvt. Phillip A. Day was an infantryman.

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About This Item

  • Title: Stewart H. Day Air Medal award, Bangor, 1944
  • Creator: Signal Section Dow Field
  • Creation Date: 1944-05-20
  • Subject Date: 1944-05-20
  • Local Name: Dow Field
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 10 cm
  • Local Code: 974.131 .D752a v.1
  • Collection: Dow Field Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-8336

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