New England Air Museum
Frank "Clark" Ogden
 
Recent Address:   2944 Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland, RI 02864
 
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Family Information:   Parents: George and Mary; Wife: Ann; Children: G. Bryant, Stephen, Mary, Catherine
 
Hometown:   Utica, NY - Enlisted in San Francisco
 
Date Entered Service:   April 21, 1942
 
Service Number:   6974366/ O7040708
 
Bomb Group:   462nd Bomb Group
 
Squadron:   761st Bomb Squadron
 
Location of Unit:   Kansas; 1943
 
Missions Flown:    
 
Hump Missions Flown:   India. May -June 1944
 
Targets:   Manchuria - July 29 1944
 
Awards/Decorations:    
 
Service Schools Attended:   Flying Cadet March 1939, July 1940; ;
 
Military Specialty(ies):   MOS 1034-Navigator
 
Rank Upon Discharge:   1st Lt.
 
Crew Type:   Flight crew
 
Airplane Serial No.& Name:   42-6256 Ramp Tramp -- taken by Russia 7/29/44. Used in Soviet Air Force 1945-55.
 
Were you a POW?   Yes
If so, where?   Siberia
 
Were you interned?   Yes
If so, where?   USSR 7/29/44 - 3/6/45
 
Date Transferred from the 58th:    
 
Date Discharged from the 58th:   1946
 
Post-WWII Military Service:   None - Medical Discharge
 
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Owned Ogden Grain Co., Utica, NY
 
Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:
 
Comments:
Crew of the first B-29 captured by Russia. Son was born on the day he went MIA.

 


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