Batte, Clyde DeLay

Individual Personnel Data
Name Batte, Clyde DeLay   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 18148811   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #173 dated 29 August 1944
Duty Flexible Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 5 October 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Cameron, Texas
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #181 dated 12 September 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 9754 (41.261 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
2nd Lt. Doran, William ElmerPilotCT
2nd Lt. Hollingsworth, Frederick ClayCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Janovic, Lawrence Joseph, JrNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Wehe, Robert LouisBombardierCT
CPL. Reed, Warren DeromeRadio Operator / GunnerCT
CPL. Gissing, RobertEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Holtwick, Melvin EdwardBall Turret GunnerCT
CPL. Wright, David Dobali, JrTail GunnerCT
CPL. Batte, Clyde DeLayFlexible GunnerKIA
CPL. McMorrow, Edward JamesFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Togglier 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Tail Gunner 43‑38579 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron. Aircraft peeled off and left formation prior to target and was under control; damaged by flak, crashed near Munchen-Gladbach, Germany; MACR 9754. (Note: MACR Interrogation Reports indicate Adams and Batte had switched positions.)
Sortie Report

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