Clarence Milton Burkett

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Assigned 346BS, 99BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammer 2-Dec-44 flak, crashed Ratibor. Killed in Action. MACR 10030.



Awards: PH.

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Units served with

A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29473) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle" of the 347th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force during a mission over Turin. Official caption on image: "26599 A.C." Handwritten caption on reverse: '15th AF, 99th BG, 347th BS.' Printed caption on reverse: '26599 AC - A picturesque coastline in the Mediterranean forms a backdrop for a USAAF Flying Fortress on its way to bomb the vital Turin, Italy ball bearing plane on Nov. 8. This plane is one of a large formation whic
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 99th Bomb Group 346th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19110666 / O-770866
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 99th Bomb Group 346th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Kansas City, MO 4 December 1913 NoK: Mother Myrtle Francis Kennedy.

Enlisted

Fort MacArthur, San Pedro, CA 21 October 1940 Fort MacArthur San Pedro, California

Died

Ratibor, Poland 2 December 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Blechhammer 2-Dec-44 flak, crashed Ratibor. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10030.
Los Angeles, CA

Buried/ Commemorated

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St Louis County, MO Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Lemay, St Louis County, Missouri

Based

Tortorella 2 December 1944 Assigned 346BS, 99BG, 8AF USAAF.