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1LT Gordon E Cleland
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Birth: 1919
Death: Jul. 14, 1945
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

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First Lieutenant Cleland was one of thirteen
airmen killed when U.S. Army Air Corps
B-29 Superfortress #44-86329 crashed
while landing at Kirtland Army Airfield,
near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

1 Lt. Cleland served with the 10th AF,
7th BG, 492nd Bombardment Squadron in the
CBI.

He served with the Raymond Disher crew and
flew on the Squadron's first combat mission
on 12 Feb 43. He was twice awarded the Air
Medal, and was relieved from duty with the
10th Air Force, per Special Order No. 30,
dated 18 Oct 43.


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Note: Entered the service from Florida; ____ ASN O-724018
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Miami-Dade County, Florida ?
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jul 24, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114305645
1LT Gordon E Cleland
Added by: patootie
 
 
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Killed in service on this date in 1945
- Tim Cook
 Added: Jul. 14, 2015
 
 
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