HEIMERMAN, Lawrence Albert
Name: Lawrence Albert HEIMERMAN
Born 2 August 1918
Birthplace: Liverpool, New York
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 26
Died 30 April 1981 in Hammond, New York, age 62
Service ID: 32288706
Service Rank: Staff Sergeant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 487th Bomb Group, 838th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Lavenham, Suffolk UK
Aircraft: B-24 41-29468
Date shot down: 11 May 1944
Fate of crew: All 11 crewmen evaded, 7 captured; included Heimerman, VRATNY, PELLETIER, and WATSON.
Date captured: 5 August 1944
Capture summary: Captured with, or on the same day, as PELLETIER and WATSON.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78334
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, South Compound
Kriege ID: 8171
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag VIIA, Moosburg, by train from Spremberg after forced winter march, 27-30 January, arriving 4 February 1945.
Notes on SVIIA internment:
Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units of the 14th Armored Division from Patton’s Third Army.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: