Will Jeff Orr
Born Feb 16, 1921 in Dothan, Alabama. Joined the Army Air Corp on Oct 3, 1939 in Montgomery, AL. Served in the following campaings: Central Pacific; East Indies; Guadalcanal; New Guinea, Northern Solomons and Papuan.
He was awarded the following decorations and citations: American Defense Service Medal; Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Battle Star, Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge and Good Conduct Medal.
His primary assignment was Bombsight Mechanic and achieved the rank of Master Sargent. He had many other responsibilites, as did all the fine military personnell during the war. He served with honor and integrity.
It has been said that Will Jeff Orr, my father, was a distinguished Southern Gentleman. I have to agree. And, I am honored to be his daughter.
He left this life and joined his wife, family and many friends for eternity on January 28, 2010.