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Salt, Frank

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

Duties: Navigator

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).

Evasion summary:

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:


Veteran status:

Notes on Post-War period:


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