Burdick, Clinton Dewitt, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Air Force Bases/ Installations
Service Years
1942 - 1946
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Captain

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Brooklyn, NYC, NY
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 17, 2013
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces AssociationAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2016, American Fighter Aces Association
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was credited with the destruction of 5.5 enemy aircraft in aerial combat plus 3 damaged and 1 on the ground.
His father, Howard Burdick, destroyed 7 enemy aircraft in aerial combat in World War I, which makes them the only father and son aces in U.S. Military History.
The location of his remains is unknown.
   
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Sources:
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=738
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_356.php
http://www.military-art.com/mall/aces.php?PilotID=2968
http://home.ancestry.com

 
   
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  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 361st Fighter Squadron

First Lieutenant
From Month/Year
September / 1944
To Month/Year
March / 1945
Unit
361st Fighter Squadron Unit Page
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Location
RAF Martlesham Heath (USAAF 369), Suffolk, England
Country/State
United Kingdom
   
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 361st Fighter Squadron Details

361st Fighter Squadron
Type
Combat - Fighter Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Fighter Units
Strength
Air Squadron
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
   
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Pilot
3 Members Also There at Same Time
361st Fighter Squadron

Strait, Donald Jackson, Maj Gen, (1940-1976) A23 AAF MOS 1055 Major
Lee, Edward Powell, 1st Lt, (1942-1944) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant
Shepard, Allen, Maj, (1942-1953) A23 AAF MOS 1055 First Lieutenant

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