Aaberg, Clarence Arnold, 2nd Lt

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF MOS 1091, 447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1941 - 1944
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Alexandria, North Dakota
Last Address
RAF Rattlesden (USAAF 126), Suffolk, England

Casualty Date
Feb 25, 1944
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Air Loss, Crash - Land
United Kingdom
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot D Row 1 Grave 49

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1091, 711th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1943-1944, AAF MOS 1091, 447th Bombardment Group, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1943-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
In lower photo above, he is standing, middle.
While returning from a mission to Regensburg, Germany, his B-17G, "Rosemary III", lost 3 engines.  He was able to nurse it back to southern England where his crew was able to bail out safely but his parachute failed to open.
He is buried in England and also has a memorial stone in East Riding Rock Cemetery, Fortuna, ND.
In the crew photo, he is standing, center.
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