Carleton William King

Military

Object Number - UPL 30161 - Robert Owens Crew, 384th BG, 547th BS Back row (left to right): Unidentified (news reporter or observer); Unidentified; S/Sgt. Albert S. Horan...

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Robert Owens crew. 36 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hell's messenger
  • Unit: 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
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Lynchburg, VA 1924-09-29 Son of Claude King.

Enlisted

Richmond, VA 1943-04-05 Richmond, Virginia

Based

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

Died

Lynchburg, VA 2000-07-03

Buried

Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Columbarium, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, VA 2000-07-06 Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Columbarium Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia

Other

Promotion

Grafton Underwood, UK 1944-08-14 Promoted to Staff Sergeant.

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-10-22 Honourable discharge.

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