U.D.C. Memorial

Courthouse, Broadway at 6st St
Mayfield, Graves County, KY

"1861 - 1865
CSA
 
UDC
 
To the memory of
 
THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS
OF GRAVES COUNTY"

 

 "Col Herschel H. Green
Born 3 July 1920, Mayfield, Kentucky
Parents Ted and Deltrice Green
504 North 6th St, Mayfield
Education: Mayfield High School and
Vanderbilt University
Military Service: US Army Air Corp and US Air Force
29 Sept 1941  01 April 1961

 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE WORLD WAR II

 

In the Mediterranian Theater, North Africa and Italy
Flying P-40, P-47 and P-51s
Record: Shot down 18 German aircraft confirmed,
2 probable, 5 damaged and 10 destroyed on the ground.
On 30 January 1944, Col Green shot down 6 aircraft
in one day. Col Green was flying with the 317th 
Squadron, 325th Fighter Group. He bacame one
of a few American pilots who rank as aces
two different aircraft:
DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Cross
Silver Star
2 Distinguished Flying Crosses
25 Air Medals
Purple Heart"

 

 

 

Tour Notes

 See the Graves County page into for more information on Col. Green.

 

 

10/2005

 

 

 

 

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