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Nuttal, Cyril W

Name: Cyril Worsley NUTTALL

Born 28 May 1922

Hometown: Liverpool, Merseyside

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22

Died 16 November 1990 in South Korea, age 68

Service: Royal Air Force

Service ID: 137476

Service Rank: Flight Officer

Duties: Navigator

Air Group: 158 Squadron

Airbase: Lissett, Yorkshire UK

Aircraft: Halifax bomber LV790

Date shot down: 13 June 1944

Fate of crew: 7 evaded, 2 captured and sent to Fresnes Prison and then Buchenwald (FERNANDEZ and Nuttall).

Evasion summary: Left Mrs Perdereau on Aug 1st (Noyers). Crossed the Seine river, then went to a garage. Desoubrie came and took them in the outskirts of Paris.

Date captured: 2 August 1944

Capture summary: Taken to a hotel with HOFFMAN by Desoubrie, spent the night. Picked up by truck the next morning “to go to aerodrome” along with PEIRSON, BRYDEN, FERNANDEZ, HUGHES, and LUCAS. Taken to Gestapo HQ.

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

Buchenwald ID: 78366

Notes on Buchenwald internment: Interrogated by SS

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III

Kriege ID: 8060

Notes on SL III internment: Sick with scarlet fever for 6 weeks

Subsequent transfer to: Marlag und Mirlag Nord

Notes on internment: Marched out by SS on 2 April 1945, column was attacked repeatedly by Allied aircraft on its way to Lubek.

Liberation: On 2 May 1945 the POWs at Lubek were freed by the British Guards Armored Division.

Repatriation from ETO:


Veteran status:

Notes on Post-War period:


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