Clarence Basil Barnes

Military

Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-5849 'Hell's Belles II. Missing Air Crew Report #722. 'Prisoner of War (POW). Was in Stalag Luft 17B

POW

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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

Aircraft

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

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Chetopa, Kansas, USA

Enlisted

Miami, FL, USA 1945-10-03 Second Enlistment Residence: Labette County, Kansas

Died

2004-04-24

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1943-09-16

Other

Assigned

Wendover, UT, USA 1943-01-20 Assigned to the 384th BG 547th BS on 20 January 1943, per squadron history (microfilm A0641-00189). Four combat missions.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:06:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 722 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self; MACR 722/daughter, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=…