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Claude A. Waldrop, Jr

  WW II – U.S. Air Force  

Enlistment State: Georgia

Awarded the 
Distinguished Flying Cross

for acts of heroism performed
during aerial flight in World War II.

Claude A. Waldrop, Jr  is listed in the WW II Memorial
Registry honorees.




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 "Claude served as a crew member aboard a B-24,
flying missions over Japan.  On one of
those missions,
they got hit in mid-flight and
the plane's fuel tank
caught on fire.  Claude
saved their bacon that day when
he was able
to finally put out that fire."

-
Rayburn Cole Waldrop (Claude's brot
her) -


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Claude A. Waldrop, Jr.
(1920 – 2007)

Great grandson of William Henry Barlow
Grandson of John Maultsby "Doc" Barlow (Barlar)
Son of Florence Roberta (Barlar) Waldrop


In the Military Family:  

Born in Giles County, TN., Claude Alvin Waldrop, Jr., is the nephew of WW I veteran, Allan 'Eugene' Barlar, and the older brother of WW II Navy veteran, Rayburn Cole Waldrop.

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Place of Burial
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, California
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WW II National Memorial - Washington, D.C.
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