Garland McClung Whitlock

Military

Object Number - UPL 51086 - "Lt. Whitlock and crew of the 359th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group based in England, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". 17 August...

Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 missions completed by 9-Nov-44. ETD

Awards: AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11128350
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-771915
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18150362
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35383769
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-717664
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Ronceverte, WV 12 February 1920 Son of Roy McClung and Pearl Roxie [Warren] Whitlock

Enlisted

Fort Hayes, Columbus, OH 16 December 1941 Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio

Other

Commissioned

3 November 1943 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant.

Other

Discharged USAAF

11 September 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

Charleston, WV 22 December 1959

Buried

Riverview Cemetery Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, WV 26 December 1959 Riverview Cemetery Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Based

Molesworth Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

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