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Clifford C Frederiksen


Took part in the Normandy Invasion in June 1944, dropping and resupplying troops for the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions on D-Day. Later took part in operation Market Garden


Units served with


  • IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order 1

    6 June 1944
    IX Troop Carrier Command Field Order No 1 was originally issued on 31 May 1944, before being amended on 4 June 1944. It determined the role that 9th Air Force Troop Carrier Command would play in the assault phase of Operation Neptune- the Normandy...

Associated Place

  • Merryfield

    Military site : airfield
    Originally named Isle Abbotts, the station was built during 1942-43 as a potential RAF bomber base, but completed in 1944 as a Ninth Air Force transport base. Renamed Merryfield in September 1943, by the time it opened in February 1944 there were three...


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18 January 2019 09:51:30 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, biography, unit associations, place associations and mission associations

Information provided by James Frederiksen, son