Clyde E Irelan

Military

Shot down 28 May 1944 in B-17 #42-102647 'BTO In the ETO'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-804442
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: BTO in the ETO
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Topeka, Kansas

Revisions

Date24 Mar 2020 22:03:00
Contributorjmoore43
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Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date24 Mar 2020 22:02:11
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.