GRANBERY, William Langley, III
Name: William Langley GRANBERY, III
Born 29 March 1920
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 24
Died 12 March 2001 in Nashville, Tennessee, age 80
Service ID: O-689953
Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 801st Bomb Group, 850th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Harrington, Northamptonshire UK
Aircraft: B-24 42-95170
Date shot down: 5 July 1944
Fate of crew: 1 captured immediately, 5 evaded; of those, 4 captured and sent to Fresnes Prison and Buchenwald (Denaro, GRANBERY, STRALKA, and SALO).
Date captured: 14 July 1944
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78312
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8139
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.
Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA 6-16 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: