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Clayton F Marshall

Military

Missions: 1944 - Oct 7 Magdeburg; 14 Kaiserslautern; 22 Hamm; 25 Gelsinkirchen; Nov 2 Castrop Rauxel; 6 Sterkrade; 11 Bottrop; 21 Harburg; 26 Bielefeld; Dec 10 Bingen; 12 Aschaffenburg; 28 St. Wendel; 1945 - Jan 3 Zweibrucken; 8 Whittlich; 16 Dresden; 31 Brunswick; Feb 6 Magdeburg; 9 Magdeburg; 11 Dulmen; 16 Osnabruck; 21 Nuremburg; 22 Peine; Mar 1 Ingolstadt; 7 Soest; 11 Kiel; 17 Hannover; 18 Berlin; 23 Osnabruck; 31 Brunswick; Apr 4 Perleberg. Flew in 'Mama's Little Angel,' 'Betta Duck,' 'Mamie Yokum,' 'Generator Jenny,' 'Slick Chick,' 'Ghost Too,' 'Jennie,' ' That Red-Headed Gal,' 'Black Cat,' 'Duffy's Tavern,' and 'White Elephant. '

ETO Ribbon w/ 4 Battle Stars/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

People

  • Bigby Parrott

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed a 30 mission tour. Originally with the 785th BS, the crew was trained as a lead crew and transferred to the 784th BS to complete their tour.

Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ohio, USA 1924
Lived in Carroll County, OH, USA 1943
Enlisted Akron, OH, USA 1 June 1943
Lived in Locust Grove, VA 22508, USA 1988

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2019 14:18:04 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- self ;
- Page 340 in the book 2ND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition (D790.A2S45)

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2016 02:49:14 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives
Written Interview with Clayton "Fred" Marshall - 12 April 1999

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