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Tucker, Clifton Roland

Individual Personnel Data
Name Tucker, Clifton Roland   
Rank Sergeant / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 18097291   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 546th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per 546th Bomb Squadron morning report dated 21 March 1944, effective 18 March 1944.
Duty Tail Gunner / Togglier
MOS612 - Airplane Armorer / Gunner
Last Duty Date 31 July 1944
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
  • Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #78 dated 26 April 1944.
  • Placed on seven days Temporary Duty on 10 June 1944 to American Red Cross Club (a Flak House) per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #108 dated 9 June 1944.
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Gekakis, AnthonyPilotCT
2nd Lt. Thoma, Edward PaulCo-pilotKIA
2nd Lt. Simmons, Wilbur (NMI)NavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Dolson, Henry James, "HANK"NavigatorFCMEW
S/SGT. Zinninger, William MaynardRadio Operator / GunnerCT
S/SGT. Wilson, John FranklinEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Ticknor, Edward CharlesEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Connolly, William Edward, Jr, "Bill"Ball Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Tucker, Clifton RolandTail GunnerCT
SGT. McDonald, Edward WilliamFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 32 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
83 27 March 1944 Target: Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Tours & Chartres, France
Tail Gunner 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
41 Squadron.
Sortie Report
84 28 March 1944 Target: Dijon-Longvic Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Dijon, France
Tail Gunner 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
85 29 March 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brunswick / Braunschweig, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97251 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Turned back at 1215 hrs because he could not locate the Group due to bad weather.
Sortie Report
86 9 April 1944 Target: FW-190 Fighter Aircraft Assembly Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Marienburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97251 Scrubbed: Did Not Take Off
This aircraft did not take off. Crew did not transfer to a Spare Aircraft.
Sortie Report
88 11 April 1944 Target: FW Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Sorau, Germany
Togglier 42‑37776 Combat Mission Credit
Flying Spare Aircraft; joined formation.
Sortie Report
89 13 April 1944 Target: Ball-Bearing Plant
Type: Bearings Industry
Location: Schweinfurt, Germany
Togglier 42‑31222 Aborted Mission After Taking Off
Turned back at 1157 hrs because #1 engine was running rough and smoking.
Sortie Report
90 18 April 1944 Target: Aircraft Parts Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Oranienburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
91 19 April 1944 Target: Fieseler Aircraft Plant
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Kassel (Waldau), Germany
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
92 20 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Togglier 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
A Wing, High Group. Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 42‑97273. Took off late (1622 vs 1525 hrs) but caught formation.
Sortie Report
93 22 April 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
95 25 April 1944 Target: Metz-Frescaty Airdrome
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Metz, France
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
96 27 April 1944 Target: V-Weapon Service Bunker (under construction)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Sottevast, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97251 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
98 29 April 1944 Target: Industrial District
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
100 4 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97142 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
101 7 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
102 8 May 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Railroad Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead.
Sortie Report
105 11 May 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Saarbrücken and Ehrang, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑97273 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
109 19 May 1944 Target: Unidentified Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑102501 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group.
Sortie Report
111 21 May 1944 Target: NOBALL (Supergun Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Mimoyecques, France
Togglier 42‑107083 Combat Mission Credit
Group A Flying Spare. Joined formation. Ground Spare aircraft; replaced 42‑37776.
Sortie Report
120 30 May 1944 Target: Aircraft Hangars and Repair Sheds
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Halberstadt, Germany
Togglier 42‑97139 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
130 7 June 1944 Target: Transportation Hub
Type: Military
Location: Condé-sur-Noireau, France
Togglier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
139 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
41A Group.
Sortie Report
140 19 June 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Fleury & Crépy, France
Tail Gunner 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group.
Sortie Report
142 21 June 1944 Target: Friedrichstrasse Industrial Area
Type: Industry
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
151 6 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Coubronne, France
Togglier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
High section deputy, high group.
Sortie Report
153 7 July 1944 Target: Me-109 Aircraft Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron lead, high group, 41st A wing.
Sortie Report
154 8 July 1944 Target: NOBALL (V-1 Launch Site)
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Renescure, France
Togglier 42‑107121 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron lead, high group.
Sortie Report
156 12 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
157 13 July 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Togglier 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
41B Group. Landed away at RAF Warboys, Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire), on return due to weather.
Sortie Report
161 19 July 1944 Target: Hydrogen Peroxide Plant
Type: CROSSBOW (V-Weapons)
Location: Höllriegelskreuth District, Pullach, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 42‑38014 Combat Mission Credit
High group deputy.
Sortie Report
164 24 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: La Chapelle en Juger & Hébécrevon, France
Tail Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, lead group.
Sortie Report
165 25 July 1944 Target: Tactical - Enemy Strong Points
Type: Military
Location: Montreuil-sur-Lozon, Le Châtel,
& La Chapelle en Juger, France
Tail Gunner 42‑102500 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, Low Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report
166 28 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97948 Combat Mission Credit
High section lead, high group.
Sortie Report
167 29 July 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil & Chemical Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Waist (Flexible) Gunner 43‑37713 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
168 31 July 1944 Target: Aero Engine Factory
Type: Aircraft Industry
Location: Munich / München, Germany
Tail Gunner 42‑107057 Combat Mission Credit
Low Group, High Squadron Lead.
Sortie Report

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