Clarence D. “Tiny” Lamar

Clarence Lamar - 1945
Clarence Lamar - 1945
Recent Address: 3640 Cortez Drive, Pensacola, FL 32503-3117
E-mail Address: ramal34@aol.com
Family Info: Parents: J. Wallace and Lurleyne; Siblings: J. Wallace Jr. and Juju (sister)
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Date Entered Service:
Service Number: 14057337 and AO813915
Bomb Group: 444th
Squadron: 678th
Squadron:
Location of Unit: Tinian - July 7 1945
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions:
Targets: Namazu,Fukui, Osaka, Tsu, Hachiogi, Yawata, Hikari, POW supply mission, Imabari
Awards: Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation
Service Schools: B-24 transition (Maxwell) October-December 1943; B-29 transition (Maxwell) December 1944 - February 1945; B-29 RTU MacDill February-June 1945
MOS: MOS 1093-Pilot B-29 VHB
Rank Upon Discharge: Captain
Crew Type: Flight crew
Airplane Serial No.& Name: 44-70127 Unconditional Surrender, 42-6215 Deacon's Disciples, 44-70108 Sweet Thing, 42-24732 Hore-Zontal Dream
Where You a POW?:
POW Location:
Where You a Interned?:
Internment Location:
Date Transferred from the 58th: September 21, 1945
Date Discharged: March 30, 1953
Post WWII Service: Recalled April 1, 1951, M & H Bomb Sqd, Eglin AFB -- Randolph Field B-29 Refresher -- 306 Air Refuel Sqd, MacDill Field
Post WWII Civilian Occupation(s): Manufacturing Supervisor, Chemstrand/Monsanto, Pensacola FL for 27 years
Thoughts About the 58th:
Congratulations on the restored “Jack's Hack.” Surely the proud effort of many. Living in Florida and now in my eighties, it's not likely that I'll get up to see it soon, if at all. But good luck, others who see it will be proud.
Comments:
Mr. Lamar passed away January 5, 2014 and is buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, Barrarancas, NC.

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