Ras Morrell Clausen

Military

Object Number - UPL 41604 - B-17 42-31545 'Bad Time Inc' after its forced landing. L-R: Pat Fusci, Unk, Bryant, Elduff, Meeuwsen, Clausen

Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Jim Elduff crew. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20315687 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bad Time Inc.
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Bad Time Inc II
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron

Places

The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Connington

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Harrisburg, PA 1916-09-11 Son of Ras and Bessie Clausen.

Died

Orlando, FL 2000-01-14

Enlisted

1943-08-21

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-11-08 Honourable discharge.

Based

Glatton Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:56
ContributorAAM
Sources

1993 457th BGA Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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