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Clarence Leroy Reed

Military

Service

People

  • William Deel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Squadron Operations Officer | 340th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th. Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 489th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • El Kabrit

    Military site : airfield

  • Sfax

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Springfield, OH 29 October 1912
Lived in Springfield, OH 16 October 1940

734 Kenton Street

Worked for International Harvester

Enlisted 25 April 1942
Died Sfax, Tunisia 25 April 1943

KIA when his a/c collided with another 340th BG a/c over the airfield at Sfax. Both B-25's crashed to the ground, killing both crews.

Buried Springfield, OH 1948

Ferncliff Cemetery
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
PLOT SEC WW II EAST, ROW A4

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2021 17:41:38 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44030_05_00...
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2375/images/40050_24214...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59345650/clarence-l-reed
http://57thbombwing.com/340th_History/340th_Diary/4_April1943.pdf

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