Anderson, Clarence V., 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1034, 447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
RAF Rattlesden (AAF-126), Suffolk, England

Casualty Date
Apr 12, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
United Kingdom
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot C Row 5 Grave 15

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 Unit Assignments
711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1034, 711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1034, 447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1943-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed when his B-17G crashed in heavy fog soon after take-off from RAF Rattlesden. Seven of the crew were killed; three were injured but survived.
His middle name might have been Virgil and he might have been from Union County, SD.
   
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Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=929&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Clarence+V+Anderson&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=224589

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56287373/clarence-v-anderson

http://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/32806

https://www.abmc.gov/node/538589

http://www.447bg.com
 
   
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