Name: Stuart BAXTER
Born 29 December 1921
Hometown: Castleford, Yorkshire UK
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 12 March 2017, Nottinghamshire, UK, age 95
Service: Royal Air Force
Service ID: 151338
Service Rank: Flight Officer
Air Group: 514 Squadron
Airbase: Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: Lancaster bomber LL716
Date shot down: 3 August 1944
Fate of crew: 3 captured immediately, 7 evaded, 3 of those captured (Baxter, REID, RITTER, and MCCLENAGHAN.
Evasion summary: Sheltered in L’abbeville, taken to Prevot house in Paris with REID and MCCLENAGHAN.
Date captured: 9 August 1944
Capture summary: Marcheret interviewed them, then Lallier delivered them to Gestapo HQ by car.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78384
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III
Kriege ID: 8043
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag IIIA, Luckenwalde
Notes on internment:
Liberation: 22 April 1945 by units of the Red Army but held for negotiated release in early May.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: