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Clyde P Carlson

Military

Bombardier class 43-1, Pilot class 45-C. Missions (25) ETO May 43 to April 1944. Tour of duty -- 4/42 to 12/45

AM with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chamberlain, South Dakota 16 April 1922
Assigned Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK 11 March 1943 – 1 December 1943

Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, Charles H. Lefevre Crew. 22 combat missions with the 384th Bombardment Group.

transferred 1 December 1943

Placed on Detached Service to the 92nd Combat Wing for an indefinite period on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #158 dated 1 December 1943 (effective 30 November 1943).

Died 24 November 2012

Burial:
Arlington Memorial Park
Sandy Springs
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2016 22:04:24 bombercommand Changes to events, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=4761

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=carlson&GSfn=clyde...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=c...

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