2LT Clarence Arnold Aaberg

2LT Clarence Arnold Aaberg

Divide County, North Dakota, USA
Death 25 Feb 1944 (aged 25)
Tonbridge, Tonbridge and Malling Borough, Kent, England
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Plot D / Row 1 / Grave 49
Memorial ID 47104673 · View Source
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Clarence Aaberg was born in:
• Alexandria Township, North Dakota

He was the son of:
• Carl and Anna Aaberg

Occupation listed:
• Farm hand

He had completed one year of college.

His service enlistment date / place was:
• November 18, 1941
• Missoula, Montana (Missoula County)

Second Lieutenant Aaberg (Serial #O-802686) served in the:
• 711th Bomber Squadron
• 447th Bomber Group, Heavy

Aaberg was a pilot of a B-17 replacement crew at Rattelsden, and was flying "Rosemary III", when the ship lost three engines on the return voyage from Regensburg. Aaberg nursed the ship over the coast of southern England, where the crew bailed out safely. Lieutenant Aaberg's parachute failed to open, and he was killed.

He was awarded the:
• Distinguished Flying Cross
• Purple Heart

Also remembered in East Writing Rock Cemetery.

Bio by: KATHY

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  • Created by: Herb Schwede
  • Added: 25 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47104673
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Clarence Arnold Aaberg (26 Apr 1918–25 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47104673, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Herb Schwede (contributor 46530188) .