1941 — Illinois
Paul L Clark was residing in Lawrence, Illinois and Joined directly into the AAC from East St Louis, Illinois on 25 April, 1941. Paul had completed High School and was still single at enlistment.
2 Dec. 1943, Ship # 41-30326 (No Name/No Art)
321stBG,448thBS, Capt. Robert H Brown /KIA /Haven Album /Also Most likely Lt Paul Clark is in Col M Haven's Pictures.
2 Dec. 1943
448th BS Mission Summary: (Ops Order 162/mission 161) Group Mission # 163:
Mission # 126 (163): At 08:40 twenty three B-25’s off to bomb road bridge NW
CHIETI, Italy. One returned early. 20 dropped 113 x 500 bombs at 09:40 from 5,500 –
9,500 feet. Twenty returned at 10:30. Two planes lost due to flak. Lead ship hit by flak
and exploded on bomb run, forcing formation to scatter. No hits on bridge but some on E
approach. Flak: Heavy, intense and very accurate. 8 A/C hit. Weather: 4/10th cumulus
at 4,000 feet enroute. CAVU at target. No E fighters. F/L: Major Bates and Lt. Clark
A/C No. 41-30326 (shot down)
P Clark, Paul I., Lt.
CP Bates, James P., Maj.
N Abbe, Richard A., Lt.
B Brown, Robert H., Capt.
E Henry, Lewis F., S/Sgt
R Terho, Harold V., S/Sgt
G Paschel, John W., S/Sgt