Capt. Don Gentile

Capt. Don Gentile (HMB7J)

Location: Piqua, OH 45356 Miami County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 8.931', W 84° 14.327'

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Inscription

A One Man Air Force

— Born December 6, 1920, Piqua —

Metal marker also has pictures of three aircraft, the Spitfire, the P-47 Thunderbolt, and the P-51 Mustang

Stone Inscription:
Domenic Salvatore Gentile
Son of Paquale and Josephine Gentile

R.A.F. 8/41
U.S.A.F. 9/42
Destroyed 32 enemy aircraft

HONORS
U.S.
Distinguished Service Medal 1 Cluster
Silver Star
Distinguished Flying Cross 7 Clusters
Air Medal 3 Clusters
Presidential Unit Citation 2 Clusters

R.A.F.
Pilot Badge
Canadian Volunteer with Maple Leaf
Distinguished Flying Cross
General Service Medal
British Star

Italian Cross War Merits & Silver Medal
Belgian Croix de Guerre with Palm
French Croix de Guerre

Died 1/28/51
Details
HM NumberHMB7J
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 735199 N 4447934
Decimal Degrees40.14885000, -84.23878333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.931', W 84° 14.327'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 55.86" N, 84° 14' 19.62" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 E High St, Piqua OH 45356, US
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