- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Temporary Colonel
- Office of the Chief Surgeon, Headquarters European Theater of Operations (ETOUSA), U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
- November 14th, 1947
"Lieutenant Colonel John P. Douglas, M.B.E., British Army, as Liaison Officer between the Royal Army Medical Corps and the Office of the Chief Surgeon, Headquarters European Theater of Operations, from June 1942 to May 1944 greatly aided in the establishment and operation of the medical service and facilitated the acquisition of necessary supplies and equipment. His complete understanding of the characteristics and problems of both British and American Medical Services, his whole-hearted, friendly cooperation, and his unfailing tact and courtesy contributed in great measure of the success of the Medical Forces in the United Kingdom."