Mutter, Neville E S
Name: Neville Edward Stone MUTTER
Born 1 August 1922
Hometown: Moseley, Staffordshire, England
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 5 March 2001 in Brendon, Devon, England, age 78
Service: Royal Air Force
Service ID: 147751
Service Rank: Flight Officer
Duties: Fighter pilot
Air Group: 65 Squadron
Airbase: Ford, Sussex UK
Aircraft: P-51 FB117 (43-6678)
Date shot down: 30 April 1944
Fate of crew: Evaded. captured
Evasion summary: Stayed in a Maquis in the Troyes area for several weeks. Went to Melun by bicycle, then Paris. Stayed with Mme Coppinger and Comtesse Lagallarde. Who betrayed them is unclear (Lagallarde said a Mr "Blanche").
Date captured: 22 July 1944
Capture summary: Arrested on a street in Paris with BLACKHAM.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2.
Buchenwald ID: 78375
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III,
Kriege ID: 8059
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Marlag und Milag Nord
Notes on internment: Assigned to Block 22. Mutter was in the group marched out by the SS in early April 1945, headed to Lubek. The column was attacked repeatedly by Allied aircraft. He is not on the list of POWs at Lubek, but it is not comprehensive.
Liberation: He was freed with the others at Lubek by the British Guards Armored Division on 2 May 1945.
Repatriation from ETO: By air on 8 May 1945.
Notes on Post-War period: