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Clifton H Alford


Hit by flak and crashed near Miesenbach in B-17 #44-46130, Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6130

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 9/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; with Wally Bjorness to Ft Dix 28/5/44; Middletown 7/6/44; Hunter 3/7/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY- ] Thurleigh 28/7/44; Missing in Action Merkwiller 3/8/44; with Clifton Alford, Co-pilot: Ernie...


Event Location Date
Born Grande Prairie, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 3 August 1944
Died 3 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
07 January 2022 20:16:37 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:31 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7845 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database