Durborow, Clarence James

Individual Personnel Data
Name Durborow, Clarence James   
Rank Corporal / Staff Sergeant
Serial Number 17136503   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #204 dated 15 October 1944
Duty Togglier
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 5 April 1945
Results Completed Tour, Returned to USA
Additional Information
Promoted to Staff Sergeant per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #227 dated 11 November 1944.




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Hoppen, Jack StewartPilotCT
2nd Lt. Stundis, Hilari HCo-pilotCT
2nd Lt. Zeligson, Robert LeeNavigatorCT
2nd Lt. Adams, John HBombardierTBD
CPL. Durborow, Clarence JamesTogglierCT
CPL. Clingler, Warren ERadio Operator / GunnerCT
SGT. Dobrescu, Frederick JohnEngineer / Top Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Lemon, Delbert KennethBall Turret GunnerCT
SGT. Moslein, Augustus FredTail GunnerCT
CPL. Cavanaugh, Bernard FrancisFlexible GunnerCT

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 36 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
226 16 November 1944 Target: Tactical - Artillery Positions
Type: Military
Location: Eschweiler, Germany
Togglier 44‑6141 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Stratford, due to weather.
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227 20 November 1944 Target: Buer Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
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228 23 November 1944 Target: Nordstern Coking Plant at Gelsenkirchener Bergwerks-A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
229 25 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Togglier 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Aldermaston, due to weather.
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235 4 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Soest, Germany
Togglier 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
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236 6 December 1944 Target: Leuna Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Merseburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
241 19 December 1944 Target: Railway Junction
Type: Transportation
Location: Glaadt, Germany
Togglier 43‑38850 Aircraft did not take off.
Did not take off due to weather which deteriorated after lead aircraft took off.
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242 23 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ehrang, Germany
Togglier 43‑38850 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Framlingham due to weather.
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244 27 December 1944 Target: Bridge (Tactical)
Type: Transportation
Location: Altenahr, Germany
Togglier 43‑38850 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
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245 28 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Brühl, Germany
Togglier 43‑38850 Combat Mission Credit
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246 30 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Limburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
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247 31 December 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Neuss, Germany
Togglier 42‑102430 Combat Mission Credit
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248 1 January 1945 Target: Oil Storage Depot
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Derben, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
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252 7 January 1945 Target: Enemy Strong Point
Type: Military
Location: Blankenheim, Germany
Togglier 43‑37703 Combat Mission Credit
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253 8 January 1945 Target: Railroad
Type: Transportation
Location: Kyllburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑37822 Combat Mission Credit
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254 10 January 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bonn, Germany
Togglier 42‑97320 Combat Mission Credit
Left formation after first bomb run; did not attack; damaged by flak; force-landed in Belgium; aircraft salvaged.
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263 1 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Togglier 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Ridgewell Airfield, AAF Station 167, due to low fuel.
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264 3 February 1945 Target: Tempelhof Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
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265 9 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Lützkendorf, Germany
Togglier 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
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266 14 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Dresden, Germany
Togglier 44‑8608 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk, due to low fuel.
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267 15 February 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen, Germany
Togglier 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Ground Spare Aircraft; replaced 8062 which was given to Smisek Crew. Landed away at Bassingbourn Airfield, AAF Station 121.
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271 22 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Ülzen, Germany
Togglier 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
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272 23 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Plauen, Germany
Togglier 44‑6590 Combat Mission Credit
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273 24 February 1945 Target: Submarine Construction Shipyard
Type: Shipyards
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Togglier 44‑6590 Combat Mission Credit
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275 26 February 1945 Target: Schlesicher Railroad Station (Bahnhof)
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Bombardier 43‑39138 Combat Mission Credit
Landed away at Seething Airfield, AAF Station 146, due to low fuel.
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276 27 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Wahren (Leipzig area), Germany
Togglier 43‑39164 Aborted mission after taking off.
Turned back at 1224 hrs due to oxygen regulator failure.
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277 28 February 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hagen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102661 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron hot camera ship.
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278 1 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Bruchsal, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
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279 2 March 1945 Target: Low Temperature Carbonization Plant and Refinery of Deutsche Petroleum A.G.
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Rositz, Germany
Togglier 43‑38016 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron hot camera ship.
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281 4 March 1945 Target: Ordnance Depot
Type: Military
Location: Ulm, Germany
Togglier 44‑6590 Combat Mission Credit
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283 8 March 1945 Target: Oil Refinery - 'Benzol Plant'
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Essen, Germany
Togglier 44‑6892 Combat Mission Credit
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285 10 March 1945 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Schwerte, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron hot camera ship.
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286 11 March 1945 Target: Vacuum Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bremen, Germany
Togglier 43‑39131 Combat Mission Credit
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287 12 March 1945 Target: Railway Center
Type: Transportation
Location: Betzdorf, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
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289 15 March 1945 Target: Army HQ
Type: Military
Location: Zossen, Germany
Togglier 42‑102459 Combat Mission Credit
Lead Squadron.
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290 17 March 1945 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Bohlen (Leipzig), Germany
Togglier 44‑6476 Combat Mission Credit
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291 18 March 1945 Target: Schlesischer Railway Station
Type: Transportation
Location: Berlin, Germany
Togglier 42‑102620 Combat Mission Credit
Feathered #2 shortly after the target; returned to base with group.
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293 20 March 1945 Target: Deutsche Werft Submarine Shipyard
Type: Submarine Facility
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Togglier 42‑97824 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report

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