Albert Clayton Fulwider Jr

Military
media-44594.jpeg UPL 44594 T/Sgt Albert Clayton Fulwider Jr 384BG

USAAF Photo

Object Number - UPL 44594 - T/Sgt Albert Clayton Fulwider Jr 384BG

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Clarry Stearns crew. 28 x combat missions. Shot down by fighters and crashed near Zetteritz on 20-Jul-44 in B-17 'Section 8' 42-37974, Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7278.



Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korea medals.



Post war: Served in Korean and Vietnam conflicts.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

eleven men in Air Force uniform posed in two rows in front of a military airplane.  Six men standing to the rear and five men kneeling in front.  Some of the men are wearing cold-weather flying gear.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-738045
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Section 8
  • Unit: 544th Bomb Squadron 545th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada Avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft 4, Gross Tychow, Pomerania

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 30 August 1920 Son of Albert Clayton Sr and Bertha May [Russ] Fulwider.

Other

Promotion

Grafton Underwood, UK 18 April 1944 Promoted to Tech Sergeant.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Tychowo, Poland 20 July 1944 Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16

Other

Baled out POW

Zetteritz, Germany 20 July 1944 Shot down by fighters and crashed near Zetteritz on 20-Jul-44 in B-17 'Section 8' 42-37974 Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7278

Died

Las Vegas, NV 16 August 1998

Buried/ Commemorated

Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Boulder City, Clark County, NV 21 August 1998 Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada

Based

Grafton Underwood 20 July 1944 Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

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Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

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Added a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

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