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Clarence Bailey

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Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt Clarence Bailey flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner.

Service

People

  • Clarence Bailey

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt Clarence Bailey flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner.

  • Francis Burns

    Military | Sergeant | Togglier | 401st Bomb Group
    Sgt Francis F. Burns flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Togglier.

  • Charles Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew

  • Charles Dick

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner and Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Sgt Charles B. Dick flew 36 missions, from 02/21/1945, mission #211, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Tail Gunner and Waist Gunner.

  • William Englett

    Military | Private First Class | Ball Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew

  • Wilbur Ford

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Wilbur was born Jan 6, 1917 and died Jan 27, 2010 at the Audie Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital in San Antonio, TX. He flew several missions over Germany during WWII and his co-pilot was Terence Bennett McArron.

  • George Hansen

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's Crew. Sgt George Hansen Jr. flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a Radio Operator.

  • William Karre

    Military | Technical Sergeant | RCM Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    Sgt William E. Karre flew 10 missions, from 04/04/1945, mission #241, to 04/20/1945, mission #254. He served as a RCM Operator.

  • Philip Moody

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner; Engineer | 401st Bomb Group
    Member of Ford's crew ...

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Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37706 Satan's Chillen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-U] Deenethorpe 12/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA...

  • 44-6132 Snicklefritz

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 9/5/44; Hunter 19/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-B] Deenethorpe 8/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 1/12/45.

  • 44-6146 Little Cheezer

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-R] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; 613BS [IN-R]; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; Sth Plains 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14...

  • 44-6313 Budd's Dudds

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 29/6/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-F] Deenethorpe 23/7/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/12/45. BUDD’S DUDDS.

  • 44-6588 Carrie B IV

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 17/9/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [IN-D] Deenethorpe 6/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; Sth Plains 10/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 2/12/45. CARRIE B IV.

  • 44-6842 Little Larry

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 25/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-V] Deenethorpe 19/12/44; transferred 384BG Grafton Underwood 10/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/5/46.

Missions

Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2019 00:35:40 ptmcarron Changes to person associations and mission associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 23:20:44 ptmcarron Changes to media associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 21:19:31 ptmcarron Changes to biography
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 19:04:33 ptmcarron Changes to media associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 16:46:07 ptmcarron Changes to highest rank, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Information provided by Patrick Terence McArron

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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