Clarence Eldridge King

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army Air Forces

HOMETOWN
Nixon, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A MASTER SERGEANT WITH THE 345TH BOMBARDMENT SQUADRON (HEAVY), 98TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP (HEAVY), NINTH AIR FORCE, IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY FORCES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS IN 1942. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION AND THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS WITH ONE BRONZE OAK LEAF CLUSTER AND THE AIR MEDAL.