Clarence Raymond Bitner

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 45260 - Standing Left to Right: William N. Dunwoody (P), Max E. Burrows (CP), Paul L. Facteau (N), Arden L. Quesinberry (TOG) Kneeling Left to Right:...

Assigned to 336BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 24 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Holzwickede 23-Mar-45. Mid air collision with B-17 44-8754, crashed Campsea Ash, Suffolk. Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: AM (3OLC), GC, PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Pretty Baby
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Go Getter
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 30 November 1944
  • Date: 2 December 1944
  • Date: 4 December 1944
  • Date: 5 December 1944
  • Date: 10 December 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Detroit, MI 8 February 1923 Son of Herman and Helen Bitner.

Based

95th BG Combat Tour

Horham 30 November 1944 - 23 March 1945 Assigned to 336BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died

Campsea Ashe, Suffolk, UK 23 March 1945 Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Holzwickede 23-Mar-45. Mid air collision with B-17 44-8754, crashed Campsea Ash, Suffolk. Killed in Action (KIA).

Buried

Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England Plot D, Row 7, Grave 68
Detroit, MI 3602 Humboldt Street

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