Carl Temple Duff
Born 8 December 1923, Tennessee
Killed in Action 12 May 1944

Technical Sergeant
96th Bomber Group, 338th Bomber Squadron, 8th Air Force

Aircraft B-17G with serial number 42-31343 was on a combat mission to Brux in Czechoslovakia. The aircraft was seen with a wing off and on fire. There were at least 5 chutes seen in the same general area. The aircraft crashed at Merzhausen in Germany. 6 of the crew members were killed.

Crew members
Pilot, 1st Lt Robert W. Lewis
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Gustaf J. Soderlund
Navigator, 2nd Lt George L. Korty Jr.
Bombardier, 2nd Lt Kenneth W. Foote
Engineer/TT, T/Sgt Carl T. Duff
Radio Operator/RG, T/Sgt Dyton W. Herrin
Assistant Engineer, RW, S/Sgt Alexander J. Kleene
Armorer/TG, S/Sgt Forest C. Corley
Assistant Armorer/LW, S/Sgt Kenneth E. Elliott

He was the son of Mrs. Martha J. Duff of Highland Avenue, Cleveland, Tennessee.

  • Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 December 1923
  • Date of death: 12 May 1944
  • County: Bradley
  • Hometown: Charleston, SC
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 96th Bomber Group, 338th Bomber Squadron
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Fort Hill Cemetery, Cleveland, Bradley County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Top Panel
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