Guy McKinley Claypool

Military
media-53540.jpeg UPL 53540 2nd Lt Guy M Claypool, 388BG

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Object Number - UPL 53540 - 2nd Lt Guy M Claypool, 388BG

Assigned to 560BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ludwigshafen 30-Dec-43 in B-17 42-31149 'My Day'; ditched in Channel 30-Dec-43, Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3139

Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-678175
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Pennsylvania, USA 22 August 1918 Son of Philetus Nicholas and Iva M [Bowser] Claypool.

Died

English Channel off Isle of Wight 30 December 1943 Failed to Return (FTR) Ludwigshafen 30-Dec-43 in B-17 42-31149 'My Day'; ditched in Channel 30-Dec-43, KIA. MACR 3139

Buried

Tablets of the Missing Cambridge American Cemetery Coton, Cambs, UK.

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Knettishall 30 December 1943 Assigned to 560BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF

Revisions

Date25 Nov 2021 13:36:09
ContributorAl_Skiff
ChangesChanges to events
Date27 Sep 2014 18:11:44
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

ABMC; MACR 3139 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3139 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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