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Ned J Clark Jr

Military

Flew B-17 'Milk Wagon. '

AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

Lt. Clark flew more missions on MIlk Wagon than any other pilot

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37756 Milk Wagon

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 8/6/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 9/6/44; completed 129 missions with no abort; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Buffalo, New York 19 July 1918

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2017 18:14:15 timothymotz Changes to biography
Sources

Timothy Motz

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2017 18:12:51 timothymotz Changes to media associations
Sources

Timothy Motz

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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