John D. McClurkin
391st Bomb Group, 574th Bomb Squadron
John D. McClurkin
Mac with "Daisy Mae" and "Li'l Abner" - Matching Green, August 1944
John D. McClurkin, Class 43-1, Lubbock, Texas, October 1943
John D. McClurkin at Kelly Field, December 1942
Radio Class 21-A Chanute Field, Illinois - Graduation, May 1945.
Back row, left to right: Geare, ____?, Rietcel, McKelvey, Burbank, Pugsley, Meeker, Strieber.
Front row, left to right: McClurkin, Randall _____, Slowinski, Meadows, Johnson
"Mac" McClurkin, "Propwash" Raymond H. Meadows, "Hard Luck" Harry F.
Meyer, Lt. F.E. Forster, John L. Milliken, Gerald McCarty, Class 43-1,
Lubbock, Texas. October 1943
Hollis, Horridge, Talton, Gillam and Mac
"...Our hut came in 2nd Place.." Mac, Talton, Hollis, Horridge and Gillam, July 1944
Mac, Salmon, Bush, Horridge and Hollis
B-26 tow target, unidentified co-pilot and McClurkin (P) at
Bluethenthal Field, Wilmington, North Carolina - 1945
John McClurkin, Tom K. McDill, Lt. Watkins, Schultz, and Schilke at
Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, Texas, June 1943
Mac in Vultee Secondary Trainer, Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, Texas
Matching Green, Essex, England 1944
Richard M. Horridge (P), John D. McClurkin (CP), Jack Dougherty (B/N), Rader
O. Hale (RG), Orin S. Basco (FE), Daniel R. Lichtenhan (AG). Royce Hay was a bombardier.
Looking for information about Jack Dougherty (B/N)
John McClurkin and R.A. Poxon, Fort Stockton, May 1943
Beer Party, July 1944. Center is Orin Basco and Frank Sharp, Crew Chief of "Dragon Wagon"
Background, L-R: Orin Basco, Daniel Lichtenhan and Rader Hale. Jack Dougherty (?) holding bombshell
July 1944. Lt. Watkinson and Sgt. Neff
1944 Matching Green. "Talton and I Briefing hut"
July 1944 Matching Green. Captain Ed Smaltz
March 1945 Chanute Field, Illinois
Kelly Field Friends
Africa - Bass Basco Horridge Hale
Ft. Stockton Donkeys
391st Bombardment Group was awarded Air Medals, June 25, 1944. Written on the back of the photograph:
"Standing L. to R., Horridge, Hasson, Maj. Loesch, Talton, Bird, Callison, Harnest, Zimmer, Saldeen, Hollis, Dietschler, Bush, Donnely, Goscewski, Hinton, Carson, Col. Brandon. Kneeling: Smutsky, me [McClurkin], Krinke, Toman, Rugg, Kinzer, Metelsky, Garwick, Dwyer, Majka. Sitting: Watkinson, Christenson, Hawkins, Alexander, Fitzhugh, Wolfe, Arena, Stanfield, Threadgill, Mettler."