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DUNCAN, James Harold

Name: James Harold DUNCAN

Born 27 January 1920

Birthplace: Henderson, North Carolina

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 24

Died 9 September 1950, KIA in Korea (declared dead 31 March 1954), age 30

Service: USAAF

Service ID: O-817641

Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Duties: Copilot

Air Group: 8th Air Force, 390th Bomb Group, 568th Bomb Squadron

Airbase: Framingham, Suffolk UK

Aircraft: B-17 42-31114

Date shot down: 8 June 1944

Fate of crew: 1 KIA, 9 evaded, one of those captured (Duncan).

Evasion summary: See evasion/helper file.

Date captured:

Capture summary:

Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2

Buchenwald ID: 78300

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound

Kriege ID: 8136

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.

Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA in 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:

DUNCAN, James Harold


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