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Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for First Lieutenant Clarence H Ballagh of the 482nd Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.

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  • Clarence Ballagh

    Military | First Lieutenant | passenger
    Clarence Ballagh was on board of B-17E Serial 41-9051 on a navigational training exercise to Turnhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland as final destination on 14 Sept 43. Piloted by Captain William C. Anderson, CO of 813th BS, the B-17 somehow flew off course by...


Date Contributor Update
11 January 2016 16:31:53 Emily Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) researched and donated by Bill Beigel: