Name: Stanley George HETHERINGTON
Born 11 July 1917
BirthplaceLW: Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 27
Died 16 October 2005 in Sarnia, Ontario, age 88
Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Service ID: J29658
Service Rank: Flying Officer
Air Group: 433 Squadron
Airbase: Skipton-on-Swale, Yorkshire UK
Aircraft: Halifax bomber LW120
Date shot down: 5 July 1944
Fate of crew: 2 KIA, 5 evaded, 4 of those captured (GRENON, WATMOUGH, Hetherington, and SCULLION).
Evasion summary: Taken to PICOURT network, penetrated by DESOUBRIE.
Date captured: 14 July 1944
Capture summary: Arrested in Paris with GIBSON, STEVENSON, PRUDHAM, HEAD, and GRENON.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78436
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, East Compound
Kriege ID: 8050
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 mid-May.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period:
Buchenwald file cards