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Foy R Clingman

Military

Shot down fighters and crashed near Gottingen shortly after leaving the target at Halberstadt, GR on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17F #42-29829. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29829 Sons of Satan

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 23/2/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-F/P] Kimbolton 18/5/43; Missing in Action Bernburg 22/2/44 with Bob Haston, Radio Operator: Gordon Fisher, Waist gunner: Bill Nixon, Waist gunner:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bowia, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 February 1944
Died 22 February 1944
Buried Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, The Netherlands, L-6-7

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2870 / MACR 2870, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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