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.'
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...
|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
|07 November 2016 16:22:48||Lucy May||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, biography, events, unit associations and place associations|
Correspondence with Clifford Welden's son, Clifford Welden Jr.