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Clifford A Welden

Military

Clifford Welden served with the 411th Fighter Squadron of the 373rd Fighter Group out of Woodchurch, England.

His son recalls: 'My Dad spoke fondly of his time with the English people and how he admired the way that you all dealt with the bombings. Awestruck. He often said that nothing fazed those in London and the areas he was in.'

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, USA 6 February 1923
Lived in Nassau County, NY, USA February 1943
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 9 February 1943
Died 5 February 2001
Buried Glen Head, NY, USA

At East Hillside Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2016 16:22:48 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Correspondence with Clifford Welden's son, Clifford Welden Jr.

See also:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&tf=F&q=clif...
http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=welden&GSfn=clifford&G...

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