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 1920-02-12 Son of Roy McClung and Pearl Roxie [Warren] Whitlock

Died

Charleston, WV 1959-12-22

Buried

Riverview Cemetery Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, WV 1959-12-26 Riverview Cemetery Ronceverte, Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Based

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

Enlisted

Fort Hayes, Columbus, OH 1941-12-16 Fort Hayes, Columbus, Ohio

Other

Commissioned

1943-11-03 Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant.

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-09-11 Honourable discharge.

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