Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Clarence A. Alkire.
Unit/Placed, 304th Squadron, 30th Transport Group.
Clarence was born No Record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record.
Clarence enlisted the Army Air Force in Stockton, California on April 3, 1942with service number # 0-740326.
Clarence’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-46 were;
1stLt. Wilbrod J. Le Pine Pilot
2nd Lt. Clarence A. Alkire Co Pilot
Sgt, William F. Masek Radio Operator
Sgt. Millard H. Sorenson Engineer
Clarence was KIA flying supplies over to China and crashed in the Mountains in Burma , on Nov. 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Clarence is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com