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Gould, Terence

Name: Terence GOULD

Born 24 March 1921

Birthplace: Glamorgan, South Wales

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 23

Died 19 September 1953 at the Battle Hospital, Reading, England, age 32

Service: Royal Air Force

Service ID: 1262334

Service Rank: Flight Sergeant

Duties: Gunner

Air Group: 10 Squadron

Airbase: Melbourne, Yorkshire UK

Aircraft: Halifax bomber MZ630

Date shot down: 2 June 1944

Fate of crew: 2 KIA, 1 captured immediately, 4 evaded; three of those captured (BOOKER, OSSELTON, and Gould).

Evasion summary: Stayed in St. André, Eure for six weeks. Moved with three US airmen to Paris to a house that already held 20 airmen.

Date captured: 16 July 1944

Capture summary: Loaded into a truck, 33 airmen in total, stopped at roadblock and arrested. Sent to Fresnes Prison.

Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2

Buchenwald ID: 78386

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III

Kriege ID: 8091

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag III-A, Luckenwalds

Notes on SIIIA internment:

Liberation: 22 April 1945 by units of the Red Army but held for negotiated release in mid-May.

Repatriation from ETO:


Veteran status:

Notes on Post-War period: Gould died early, reportedly from complications of his wartime experiences. His mother applied for compensation after his death. His mother received £183.10 from the compensation scheme.


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