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Clarence R Porter

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) 24 June 1944 Crashed at Treon in B-24 'Victory Belle' #42100294

DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (93rd Bomb Group)

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Denver, Colorado
Died 24 June 1944
Buried

Plot D Row 11 Grave 32

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2017 15:07:37 Lucy May Changes to role, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.abmc.gov/node/545177#.WIIlvU1viM8

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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