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Army nurse Amelia Nicklaus with Clark Gable, who was stationed with a Bomb Group near to Lilford Hall.

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People

  • Clark (William Gable

    Military | Major | Cameraman, Gunner, Actor
    Clark Gable flew at least 5 missions as Captain filming 50,000 ft of gunnery combat during 1943. He received the Air Medal for his service. 1 mission was flown with the 303rd BG. The rest were with the 351st BG in different aircraft. The film was named...

  • Amelia Nicklaus

    Military | Lieutenant | Nurse
    Amelia Nicklaus served as an Army Nurse with 160th Station Hospital at Lilford Hall England. After the war she worked at Crile Veteran's Hospital in Parma, OH. She married Gerald K. Tremmel in April 1947.

Locations

  • Lilford Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    The 303rd Station Hospital was formed in the Spring of 1943, and arrived at Lilford Hall in September that year. Its initial 750 beds were used by patients from nearby airbases at Polebrook, Molesworth and Grafton Underwood, mostly wounded airmen....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2018 16:23:03 Lucy May Created entry with caption, person associations and place associations
Sources

Shared with the American Air Museum by Amelia Nicklaus' son, Gerald.

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