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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.


Veteran status:

Notes on Post-War period:


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