Christman, Clarence R

Individual Personnel Data
Name Christman, Clarence R, "Chris"   
Rank First Lieutenant
Serial Number O-450218   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943
Duty Pilot
MOS1091 - Pilot, B-17
Last Duty Date 25 July 1943
There is no record of a MACR documenting this loss
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupré, Belgium: Plot A Row 38 Grave 19
Related Documents Unknown MACR
Local WebpageClick Here
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
1st Lt. Christman, Clarence R, "Chris"PilotKIA
2nd Lt. Carroll, Robert StanleyCo-pilotPOW
2nd Lt. Dennett, Verne BNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Sears, William HBombardierPOW
T/SGT. Gillis, John JRadio Operator / GunnerKIA
T/SGT. Detrick, Albert WEngineer / Top Turret GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Leonard, Robert AlfredBall Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Hill, Carl VFlexible GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Goubeaux, Jerome JFlexible GunnerKIA
S/SGT. Cannon, Elmer DonaldFlexible GunnerTR

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 1 Combat Mission.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
8 14 July 1943 Target: Villacoublay Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Paris, France
Pilot 42‑30139 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back three to four minutes after crossing the French coast at 0748 hrs due to failure of #1 engine.
Sortie Report
10 25 July 1943 Target: Blohm & Voss Aircraft Works and Shipyard
Type: Industry
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Pilot 42‑3088 Combat Mission Credit
Disabled by enemy action over target; details unknown; crashed in Hamburg, Germany area. No MACR
Sortie Report

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