Lewis K Cloud

Military
media-20929.jpeg UPL 20929 Lewis K. Cloud Crew
486th BG - 833rd BS

Standing Left to Right: Harold Love (FE), Aubrey W. Fisher (G), Arnold R. Welch (R/O), Unknown

Kneeling Left to Right: Lewis K. Cloud (P), Unknown, Unknown, Fred T. Stehle (CP)

Object Number - UPL 20929 - Lewis K. Cloud Crew 486th BG - 833rd BS Standing Left to Right: Harold Love (FE), Aubrey W. Fisher (G), Arnold R. Welch (R/O),...

Returning from operation, plane crash landed in England near Upper Beeding. All crew members killed.

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Units served with

A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36752671
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 832nd Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Prowler
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group
A B-17 Flying Fortress (4N-M, serial number 43-38031) flies through anti-aircraft fire over Berlin. Handwritten in corner of image: 'Berlin 6/8/44.' Image via Harry Miller.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: blue grass girl
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group

Places

Aerial photograph of Sudbury airfield looking south west, the bomb dump is to the upper right of the airfield, 29 February 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC188. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Acton

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

30 October 1942

Died

Southwold, Suffolk, UK 6 February 1945

Born

Texas, USA
Louisville, KY, USA

Buried/ Commemorated

Plot B Row 4 Grave 18 Cambridge American Cemetery

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Sources

Combat Chronology Supplements / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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