Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CLARK, ERNEST BLAIN

Technical Sergeant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Drumright, Creek County. Mr. and Mrs. Emsy Clark, Parents, Drumright. Born September 17, 1918. Enlisted May 13, 1942. Decorations: Air Medal; four Oak Leaf Clusters; Citation of Honor; Order of the Purple Heart. Senior, Central State College, Edmond, Oklahoma. Member of Methodist Church and of Masonic Lodge at Drumright. Received wings at Fort Myers, Florida, in January, 1943. Served as a gunner on B-17 for eight months, and volunteered to serve as bombardier on the B-17, , , Section Eight, , , in the first daylight raid over Berlin on March 3, 1944. Reported missing in action for sixteen months. Died March 3, 1944 (confirmed in July, 1945), in action at Peisson, Germany.

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