668th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

S/Sgt. Clarence Martin Gray

Airplane Mechanic-Gunner,  14153336

Prisoner Of War

668th Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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  Born: 2-Sep-1922, Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia

Entered Military Service: Date: 23-Sep-1942
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 14153336

POW summary:
Fail to Return Date: 20-May-1944
Captured: 20-May-1944 12:20, 3 km South of Rieux, 34 km Northwest of Poix, captured immediately after parachute landing
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11
Return Date: Before 31-May-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File Latest Report Date: 1-Jun-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File ID: 69890

Died: 10-Oct-1999, Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry




MACR 4972 Details



Notes:
A/C Last Sighted. Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft. Plane hit by flak. Last seen going into clouds below formation with dinghy flying loose from cockpit.

Description:
Two planes were lost over enemy territory, ... From the planes that were lost, three chutes came from one, and two chutes from the other. The crews of the planes were Lt Blair H. Bradford, S/Sgt Clarence M. Gray, S/Sgt Vern E. Molver, Lt Michael E. Kleopfel, S/Sgt Ray Bankston, and S/Sgt LeRoy R. Shaw.
(416th BG History 1944)

See also Mission # 50




Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
WW II Draft Registration
30-Jun-1942
WW II Draft Registration
30-Jun-1942
MACR Capture document
Newspaper Clipping
The Atlanta Constitution
05-Sep-1944
Newspaper Clipping
The Atlanta Constitution
05-Sep-1944
Newspaper Clipping
The Atlanta Constitution
02-Jun-1945
Newspaper Clipping
The Atlanta Constitution
02-Jun-1945
Post-WW II Draft Registration
22-Oct-1945
Post-WW II Draft Registration
22-Oct-1945
WW II Honoree



See Also:
Prisoner Of War (POW) Camps
Escape & Evasion (E&E) Reports
POW/E&E Terms and Acronyms
POW/E&E Sources, References, Resources