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CARR, Frederick Walter

Name: Frederick Walter CARR

Born 6 September 1921

Birthplace: West Lebanon, New Hampshire

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22

Died 9 April 1999 in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, age 77

Service: USAAF

Service ID: O-818597

Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Duties: Copilot

Air Group: 8th Air Force, 489th Bomb Group, 845th Bomb Squadron

Airbase: Station 365, Halesworth, Suffolk UK

Aircraft: B-24 43-95249

Date shot down: 25 June 1944

Fate of crew: 1 captured immediately, 7 aided by FFI help but captured later (Carr, CHESSHIR, COFFMAN, FIX, MAUK, ALEXANDER, and PECUS), 2 evaded

Evasion summary: Shifted among several families in Etrépagny.

Date captured: 5 August 1944

Capture summary: Betrayed by DESOUBRIE, arrested with COFFMAN, ALEXANDER, and MAUK.

Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #3 with Bedford, Martini, Wilson, Pennel, Perry, Bastable, Grenon, Gibson, High, Hodgson, Prudham, Sonshine, Robb, R Mills, Whellum, Spierenburg, Taylor, Allen, Harvie, Larson, McLaughlin, Moser, Petrich. Roberson, Stevenson, Vinecombe, Zeiser and, at train change, Lamason, Watmough, Scullion, Smith, Head, Watson, and C Hoffman.

Buchenwald ID: 78318

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound

Kriege ID: 8128

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnburg.

Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA 2-12 April 1945.

Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units of the 14th Armored Division from Patton’s Third Army.

Repatriation from ETO:


VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

CARR, Frederick Walter


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