FORE, James William
Name: James William FORE
Born 26 January 1925
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 19
Died 5 April 2011 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, age 86
Service ID: T-061909
Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 91st Bomb Group, 323rd Squadron
Airbase: Bassingboum, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-97173
Date shot down: 8 July 1944
Fate of crew: 1 KIA, 2 captured immediately, 6 evaded; 5 of those captured destined for Buchenwald (BOWEN, Fore, WARD, SCHARF, and ZEISER).
Date captured: 10 July 1944
Capture summary: In Paris, with SCHARF and WARD, credited to Desoubrie
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78349
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8137
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.
Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA 2-16 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: