Larson, Vernon Henry

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Servicenumber: USN #99725.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Navy Squadron VPB-128
Action:
Was awarded his DFC for his actions piloting a PV-1 Lockheed Ventura during April 1945 while attacking Japanese targets on the island of Itu Aba in the South Pacific. The island was used by the Japanese for a radio relay station and also a submarine base.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • - Karl E. Larson (son), Original Flight Logs