1/Lt. Clair A. Penners


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Clair A. Penners

343rd FS - 20 April 1943 - 22 April 1944 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38H CY-Q 42-66966 "Little Man"
P-38J CY-Q 42-67966

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List

55th FG Mission #

Date Target

17

26 November 1943 Bremen (White 3)

78

22 April 1944 Hamm
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes Born in The Dalles, Oregon, 12 April 1916.
ASN - O-743493
20 April 1943 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
January 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
April 1944 - Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
22 April 1944 - Shot down by Me-109s over Hamm in Germany.  Bailed out of P-38.
MACR No. 04121

Passed away 5th February 1996 in The Dalles, Oregon.

Awards
Memories  
Additional Photo Lt. Clair A. Penners (J. Cook)
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