McClean, Harold Keith

Individual Personnel Data
Name McClean, Harold Keith   
Rank Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 33288805   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #90 dated 5 September 1943
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS748 - Army Airplane Mechanic / Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last Duty Date 14 October 1943
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 839 (5.283 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Keller, Lawrence Larry, JrPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Odell, Marion DaleCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Hart, Jerome FraserNavigatorKIA
2nd Lt. Gross, Kenneth ElbertBombardierKIA
S/SGT. Vansandt, Wallie Hayes, JrRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
S/SGT. Jacoby, Virgilio NMIEngineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
S/SGT. McClean, Harold KeithBall Turret GunnerKIA
SGT. Jellings, Charles AlbertTail GunnerPOW
SGT. Maloney, John EdwardFlexible GunnerPOW
PVT. Motiaytis, Peter CharlesFlexible GunnerPOW

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 4 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
27 2 October 1943 Target: Port Facilities
Type: Transportation
Location: Emden, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
28 4 October 1943 Type: Industry
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
30 9 October 1943 Target: Aircraft Factories
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Anklam, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑30026 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back because #4 engine was rough; jettisoned bombs in safe condition in The Wash; landed away at Kingscliffe; #2 prop nicked by flak; piece of flak embedded in pilot's cushion; empty shell casing wedged in the cooling fins in #3 engine.
Sortie Report
31 10 October 1943 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Münster, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑5444 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Kings Cliffe due to weather.
Sortie Report
32 14 October 1943 Target: Ball-Bearing Factory
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Ball Turret 42‑30196 Combat Mission Credit
Knocked down by enemy aircraft; crashed near Würzburg, Germany; MACR 839.
Sortie Report

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