BROWN, Robert Harold
Name: Robert Harold BROWN
Born 16 September 1921
Birthplace: East Rochester, New York
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 23 December 1994 in Sun City, Arizona, age 73
Service ID: O-521326
Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Grafton, Underwood, Northamptomshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-31346
Date shot down: 24 April 1944
Fate of crew: 4 captured immediately, 6 evaded; 2 of those captured (Brown and ROBERSON).
Date captured: 11 August 1944
Capture summary: Taken by Desoubrie to Paris to meet “Chief of Resistance” [probably Marcharet] then moved to Prevot house. Arrested with ROBERSON and ALLEN.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78295
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8127
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnburg.
Notes on internment:
Liberation: May have been marched to SVIIA. If not, liberated on 16 April by American forces.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period:
Buchenwald file cards