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 ID: O-818597
Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
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:
Notes on Post-War period: