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Stuart Schuyler

1st Lt Stuart Schuyler was assigned to the 459th BG 757th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Navigator.

Stuart Schuyler, born September 26, 1918 died today, March 11, 2014. He had been retired in Portugal for over 25 years and had been active in many English speaking organizations including a book club, Democrats Abroad, where he once held the job of Chair, the American Legion where he was the Commander and Americans in Portugal.

During 1944 he graduated from Oberlin College and in July joined the US Army Air Corps where he was trained as a Navigator and rose to the rank of 1st Lt. In October 1944 he went to the Mediterranean Theater and flew missions in the PO Valley, North Apennines, Balkans, European Theater, Rhineland and Central Europe.

Stuart received an Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the European Theater Campaign Ribbon and a Presidential Unit Citation. In September 1945 he returned home and joined the Air Force Reserve.

During the Korean War he was recalled to active duty and served in Korea. He stayed in the reserves for over 20 years and received his military retirement benefits at age 60.

We all will miss him.


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The following information on Stuart Schuyler 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 1st Lt Schuyler. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Stuart Schuyler's military record please contact us.

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

STUART SCHUYLER

2LT

442

01/30/1945

 

AM

Air Medal (AM)

Schuyler Stuart

1st Lt

3557

06/14/1945

 

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

  • THE AMERICAN LEGION PORTUGAL POST No1 May 13, 2005 PDF
  • Personal Album of Stuart Schuyler - 757BS
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