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Clayton O Addy

Military

Shot down 25 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29140 'Banger'. Evaded.

Service

People

  • Wilbur Turner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

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Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Greenfield, Ohio 28 June 1920
Evaded France 25 May 1944
Died Toledo, Ohio 24 October 1992
Buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Petersburg, Michigan 28 October 1992

Pleasant View Cemetery
Petersburg, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
Plot
Sec: O.C., Lot #141

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2020 22:41:39 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2019 17:58:24 466thHistorian Changes to service number, biography, events and media associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/72923120

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5250 / MACR 5250; The 446 Revisited, pg 246; The History of the 446th Bomber Group, pg 102 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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