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Carlton Jack Beck

Military

Flew missions as a Radio Operator with the Leonard Jeffers crew in the second half of 1943. Flew in "Cuddle Cat (42-37734) , "Holy Terror" (42-30244) and "Flak Fed Gal" (Serial ?) - Completed tour.

Service

People

  • Murray Adler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Joe Blagg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Participated in first daylight mission to Berlin 4 March 1944 DFC/ AM w / 3Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Louis Briscoe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Bernard Heiman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Leonard Jeffers

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Raymond LaFrenere

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 94th Bomb Group
    Ray flew a combat tour with the 95th BG before becoming gunnery instructor with the 94th. An outdoorsman living in Alaska he died 27th January 1991 following a stroke and was buried with full military honours at For Richardson National Cemetery,...

  • Frank Mago

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    First air raid on Berlin March 3, 1944. Completed tour of 30 missions in B-17 May 29, 1944. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO/ WW II VM

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Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30244 'Holy Terror'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Tinker 24/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 351BG Polebrook 9/6/43; transferred 388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; 334BS/95BG [BG-M] Horham 18/6/43; with J.M. Adams force landed Bassingbourn AFB...

  • 42-37734 Cuddle Cat

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/8/43; Gr Island 3/9/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-G] Horham 8/9/43; with L. Jeffers force-landed RAF Lissett 13/11/43; with Robert Currence force-landed Thorpe Abbotts 16/12/43. Missing in Action on its 19th mission, to Kiel, Germany...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born 30 September 1921

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Lived in 1942

Santa Monica, California

Enlisted 20 August 1942

Los Angeles, California

Died 12 September 2001

Santa Monica, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2018 15:36:21 ED-BB Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

May 2001 posting by daughter Susan at 95thbg.org
NARA WWII Enlistment records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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