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Bernard J Clifford

Military

Shot down on 9 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5221 'Son', Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5221 'SHADES OF STRICNINE' aka SON

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/10/42; Salina 31/1/43; Morrison 4/3/43; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-Z] Molesworth 8/4/43; 25m Missing in Action Anklam 9/10/43 with Bernard Clifford, Co-pilot: Chas Jahn, Navigator: Chas Stata, Bombardier: Bob Bruce, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Richmond Hill, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 9 October 1943
Died 9 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2020 20:15:21 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2020 20:14:22 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added a "-" to the S/N to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 874 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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