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42-106633

P-51 Mustang

Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 22-Jul-44; downed by flak in vicinity of St Lo. Pilot Clarence H Stewart Jr Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6653

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 354th Fighter Group

    354th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in the autumn of 1943 and was assigned to the Ninth Air Force in December 1943. The Group were the first to fly P-51 Mustangs operationally and in their bomber escort missions pushed to find the long-range limits of the...

  • 355th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Clarence Stewart

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 354th Fighter Group
    Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) in P-51 42-106633 downed by flak in vicinity of St Lo. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6653 Awards: PH.

Places

  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Inglewood, Ca 1943

Built at North American.

Assigned Lashenden, UK 1944

Assigned to 355FS, 354FG, 9AF USAAF.

Failed to Return (FTR) Saint Lo, France 22 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) in P-51 42-106633 downed by flak in vicinity of St Lo. Pilot Clarence H Stewart Jr Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 6653

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2020 15:58:22 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

MACR 6653

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6653 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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