1/Lt. Claire D. Porter


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Claire D. Porter

343rd FS  20 April 1943 - 16 June 1944 (Prisoner of War)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J 42-67228

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
09 03 November 1943 Wilhelmshaven (flying as Red 2)
80 24 April 1944 Friedrichshaven
147 11 June 1944 Targets in France
153 16 June 1944 Trains at Arras and St. Poi
Air Scores
Destroyed
Probable  
Damaged
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
  24 April 1944  Me-109 destroyed (air) NW Lake Constance
11 June 1944  FW-190 destroyed (air) Cermont
11 June 1944  Me-109 damaged (air) Clermont
Notes Home of record, Spokane, Washington
ASN - O-743369
20 April 1943 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
January 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
16 June 1944 - Prisoner of War
Bailed out of burning aeroplane, after being hit by two 88mm shells whist strafing near Abbeville in France.
MACR No.05737
Lt. Porter was imprisoned at Stalag Luft III, Sagan.
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