Name: Frank SALT
Born 16 March 1917
Hometown: Bedford, UK
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 27
Died May 1999, Yorkshire, UK, age 82
Service: Royal Air Force
Service ID: 153291
Service Rank: Flight Officer
Air Group: 35 Squadron
Airbase: Gravely, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: Lancaster bomber ND731
Date shot down: 5 July 1944
Fate of crew: 4 KIA, 2 captured quickly, 2 evaded, one of them captured (Salt).
Date captured: 7 August 1944
Capture summary: Desoubrie picked up PERRY, DAVIS, and Salt on August 2-4, and they stayed in Paris until August 7.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar # with
Buchenwald ID: 78345
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III
Kriege ID: 8064
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag IIIA, Luckenwalde.
Notes on SIIIA internment:
Liberation: 22 April 1945 by units of the Red Army. Released from the camp on 2 May 1945.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: