Clyde R. Custer was born on January 7, 1919. He resided in Garrett County, Maryland prior to the war. Clyde served as a First Lieutenant and Pilot on B-26B #41-18072, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
On July 4, 1944, his crew failed to return from a short navigational flight out of Toome, North Ireland when their plane crashed in an Antrim hills peat bog, tail first. All men aboard were killed. The crew was buried first in the Lisnabreeny Former American Military Cemetery in England. The cemetery closed in 1948 and their remains were exhumed and transferred. 1LT Custer is buried now in the Saint Pauls Cemetery, Accident, Garrett County, Maryland, USA.
Source of information: www.findagrave.com, www.americanairmuseum.com