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Arthur C Delclisur

Military

Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Ditched in North Sea in B-24H 41-28764. 29-Apr-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: PH.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28764

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Berlin, generator problems soon after take off compromised electrical system, on return leg noted fuel shortage, preparations for ditching carried out. Plane ditched in North Sea. 7...

Associated Place

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, NY, USA 6 November 1921

Son of Cornelia H Delclisur.

Enlisted New York, NY, USA 15 June 1942
Based Hethel 1943 – 29 April 1944

Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died North Sea 29 April 1944

Ditched in North Sea in B-24H 41-28764. 29-Apr-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

Buried May 1944
Buried Clinton, NJ 08809, USA 1948

Re-Interred
Riverside Cemetery
Clinton
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 August 2016 10:56:44 Al_Skiff Changes to surname, service number, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5473

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