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Clarence Carney Nunamaker

Military

Clarence Nunamaker was a navigator flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew.

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Orval Ashby

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 385th Bomb Group
    Orville Ashby was a Top Turret Gunner/ Flight Engineer flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Ralph Duston

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 385th Bomb Group
    2nd Lt Ralph Duston was a bombardier flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Elvey Ely

    Military | Lieutenant | 385th Bomb Group
    Elvey Ely was a Co-pilot flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew.

  • Donald Graham

    Military | Sergeant | Armorer Gunner (612) / Rt. Waist Gunner / Togglier | 385th Bomb Group
    Don Graham was a B-17 waist gunner/togglier flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew.

  • Norris Olson

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 385th Bomb Group
    Ollie Olson was a ball turret gunner flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Rocco Spadola

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator (757) / Left Waist Gunner | 385th Bomb Group
    Rocco Spadola was a radio operator / left waist gunner flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gerald Stalcup

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot / Pilot | 385th Bomb Group
    Jerry Stalcup was a pilot flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS.

  • Virgil Wilks

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 385th Bomb Group
    Virgil W (Bill) Wilks was a tail gunner flying out of Great Ashfield with the 385th BG 548th BS as a member of the Gerald Stalcup crew.

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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. ...

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 548th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-39056

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 20/11/44; Grenier 2/12/44; Assigned 549BS/385BG [XA-V] Gt Ashfield 3/12/44; when parked at Horsching, Austria was hit by 44-8320 on 20/5/45; Salvaged n/battle damaged 6/9/45.

Associated Place

  • Great Ashfield

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was built in 1942 by John Laing & Son Ltd. 108,000 tons of concrete was used in its construction, creating a Class 'A' airfield suitable for heavy bombers. The 385th Bomb Group took up residence in the summer of 1943, and remained at the...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Marion, IN 9 October 1917

Son of Bessie M Nunamaker.

Enlisted Indianapolis, IN 28 January 1943

Indianapolis, Indiana

Based Great Ashfield 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 548BS, 385BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 September 2021 16:33:58 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/652942663
https://www.fold3.com/record/89022987/clarence-c-nunamaker-wwii-army-enl...

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2021 15:28:23 Dricharlo Changes to biography
Sources

Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham and taken from the 385th BG official reels located at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Date Contributor Update
17 September 2021 16:19:40 Dricharlo Changes to unit associations
Sources

Rick Graham, son of Donald S Graham and taken from the 385th BG official reels located at Maxwell Air Force Base.

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2021 22:08:46 Dricharlo Changes to service number
Sources

Rick Graham, 385th Bomb Group Reels from Maxwell Air Force Base, and son of Sgt. Donald S Graham.

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2020 15:39:53 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.385thbga.com/records/database/

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