2021 REUNION
OGDEN, UTAH
6-10 OCTOBER 2021

Banks, Clyde P

Individual Personnel Data
Name Banks, Clyde P
Rank Second Lieutenant
Serial Number O-2067931
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #254, effective 23 December 1944.
Duty Bombardier
MOS1035 - Bombardier
Last Duty Date TBD
Results TBD
Additional Information
Graduated from Bombardier School at Big Spring AAF, Big Spring, Texas, Class #43-11, 5 August 1943.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Spangler, George KnoxPilotCT
2nd Lt. Yerrick, Allen GouldCo-pilotTR
1st Lt. Barr, David TNavigatorTBD
2nd Lt. Banks, Clyde PBombardierTBD
SGT. Whitsel, Frank LloydTogglierFCMEW
CPL. Gardner, Charles LRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Rogers, Donald VincentEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Carney, Walter ArthurBall Turret GunnerPOW
CPL. Haney, Milton JTail GunnerEV

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 20 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8430 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron. Landed away at Polebrook on return due to #2 engine out.
Sortie Report
255 15 January 1945 Target: Neuburg Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
256 17 January 1945 Target: Railroad Viaduct
Type: Transportation
Location: Bielefeld, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
257 20 January 1945 Target: Rail and Road Bridges
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship. Landed away at Deenethorpe Airfield, AAF Station 128.
Sortie Report
259 22 January 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Sterkrade, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
261 28 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Bombardier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 43‑38548 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron, Hot Camera Ship.
Sortie Report
268 19 February 1945 Target: Coking Plant
Type: Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39053 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Group deputy; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Bombardier 43‑39060 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy.
Sortie Report
280 3 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
284 9 March 1945 Target: Henschel Tank and Locomotive Works
Type: Industry
Location: Kassel, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead; PFF ship.
Sortie Report
288 14 March 1945 Target: Railroad Bridge, Weser River
Type: Transportation
Location: Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39203 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39197 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron deputy and hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
292 19 March 1945 Target: Braunkohle-Benzin Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8211 Combat Mission Credit
41C Group, Low Squadron Lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
298 26 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8580 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
302 3 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Kiel, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8665 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
306 7 April 1945 Target: Underground Oil Storage Plant
Type: Military
Location: Hitzacker, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8649 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead. PFF ship.
Sortie Report
307 9 April 1945 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
Bombardier 44‑8541 Combat Mission Credit
Group lead. PFF & Gee-H ship.
Sortie Report

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