Andrew N Clancy

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 16419

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Units served with

Seen through a 433rd Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress' strike camera, a 816th Bomb Squadron B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-5786) nicknamed "Whizzer II" goes down over Nis in Yugoslavia on the 15th of April 1944 in a gout of flame after taking a direct flak hit. There were no survivors. Official caption on image: "(483BG:4M3:2VI) (4:15:1208) (24:21300) ([south-west arrow] 140 [degrees]) (Nis M/Y Yugo) (Ship 111 816 Sq)." Handwritten caption on reverse: '15/4/44. 483BG, 15AF. Nis, Yugoslavia. 42-5786
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 483rd Bomb Group 840th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37668840
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Assistant Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 483rd Bomb Group 840th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

13 September 1944

Buried

Louisville, Kentucky, Verenigde Staten 30 November 1950 Group burial at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky

Born

Revisions

Date13 Jun 2015 12:12:30
ContributorA. van Erp
Date13 Jun 2015 12:12:06
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Date13 Jun 2015 12:11:31
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