HUNTER, Harry Floyd
Name: Harry Floyd HUNTER
Born 16 March 1921
Birthplace: Eu Claire, Pennsylvania
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 23
Died 4 July 2002 in Fairborn, Ohio, age 81
Service ID: O-665801
Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Duties: Fighter pilot
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 353rd Fighter Group, 351st Fighter Squadron
Airbase: Raydon, Suffolk UK
Aircraft: P-47 42-75688
Date shot down: 20 May 1944
Fate of crew: Evaded but captured
Evasion summary: In Chevreuse in Picourt network with LAMASON, ROWE, and PHELPS.
Date captured: 19 July 1944 (with ROWE?)
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78337
Notes on Buchenwald internment: Too sick and weak with pneumonia to leave with the others.
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, West Compound on 28 November 1944
Kriege ID: 8921
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.
Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA 2-12 April 1945.
Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units from Patton’s Third Army.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: