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Clarence Charles McPherson
Clarence McPherson in the pilot's seat
Clarence McPherson in the pilot's seat
Recent Address: 3921 Longbrook Rd., Columbia, SC 29206
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Family Information: Parents: Anna and Samuel; Wife: Mary Ann; Children: Dale, Marilyn, Douglas
Hometown: Rayland, OH
Date Entered Service: December 1939
Service Number: 210053875
Bomb Group: 468th
Squadron: 794th
Location of Unit: Salina KS September 1943
Missions Flown: Over 35
Hump Missions Flown: 20
Targets: Manchuria, Formosa, Japan
Awards/Decorations: Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Soldiers Medal for Valor, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal.
Service Schools Attended: Spartan School of Aeronautics Dec 1939; Randolph-Kelly 1940; Armed Forces Staff College 1948
Military Specialty(ies): MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: Colonel
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 42-24494 Mary Ann, 42-24895 City Of Pittsburgh
Were you a POW? No
Were you interned? No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th: August 1 1966
Post-WWII Military Service:
Pentagon - Walker AFB, Roswell NM; Inspector General's Office, Norton Air Base, San Bernandino, CA; Armed Forces Staff College (Instructor), Norfolk, VA; Chanute AFB, Rantout, IL
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Project Manager with the So. Carolina Renal Dialysis Division -- SC Dept. of Health; Insurance Adjuster
Comments:
Colonel Clarence C. McPherson died on January 11, 2001.

 

Clarence McPherson, WWII
Clarence McPherson, WWII
Clarence McPherson, WWII
Clarence McPherson, WWII

 


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