Recipient Name  William Sparrow
Recipient Age  93
Branch of Military Served  Navy
Dates Served  1942-1946
Military Rank:  Aviation Radioman Second Class
Highlights of Military Service:  Was going to be drafted to the Army so joined the Navy instead.  I was trained in dive bombers and transferred to PBY.  We didn’t have landing gear like other planes so we would land in the water.