Sloan, Raymond Anderson, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1065-Fighter Unit Commander
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1941-1942, AAF MOS 1055, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
Service Years
1939 - 1942
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Marion, South Carolina
Last Address
Bataan, Philippines

Casualty Date
Feb 11, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 9 Grave 68

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Corps (USAAC)3rd Pursuit Squadron17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1939-1940, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1940-1940, AAF MOS 770, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1940-1941, 3rd Pursuit Squadron
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1065, 17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1055, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Clemson University
  1935-1939, Clemson University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-35 Seversky  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
  1941-1942, P-35 Seversky2
  1941-1942, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He died of wounds received on Bataan one day after he was promoted to Captain. He had been serving with the infantry after all of his unit's aircraft had been destroyed. He was the first Clemson graduate to die in the war. His Clemson ring was removed by a Japanese soldier and pawned. A Clemson graduate discovered and redeemed the ring. It was returned to Clemson.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
https://cualumni.clemson.edu/page.aspx?pid=1103
http://www.abmc.gov/node/522768#.VuEU5jaBe0g
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
17th Pursuit Group:
http://www.afhra.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=9849

 
   
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