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Clyde F Meyer

Military

On return from mission to Ludwigshaven on 7 Jan 1944, B-17G #42-39838 crashed near Wilby, Suffolk, England. Only two engines were operating at time of crash. WIA. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-39838

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 15/9/43; Scott 22/10/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-Z] Horham 29/10/43; on return from Ludwigshaven 7/1/44 with Jim Conley, Co-pilot: Bill Wood, Navigator: Bob Fogaty, Bombardier: Royal Klein, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clyde...

  • 42-6098 Superstitious Aloysius

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 22/7/43; Cheyenne 25/7/43; Gr Island 3/9/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-R] Horham; with J. D. Scott, Radio Operator - Clyde Myer [wia 26/11/43]; ...

  • 42-97495

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 23/12/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-C] Horham 24/12/43; 17m, Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Jim Conley, Co-pilot: Col Lewis Palmer, Navigator: Bob Fogarty, Bombardier: Antonio Savoca, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born E St Louis, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2986 / MACR 2986, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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