MCLAUGHLIN, Daniel George
Name: Daniel George MCLAUGHLIN
Born 28 August 1921
Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 1 December 2000 in Bushnell, Florida, age 79
Service ID: O-754972
Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 457th Bomb Group, 751st Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Glatton, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-31594
Date shot down: 27 May 1944
Fate of crew: 2 KIA, 7 evaded, 4 of those captured quickly, 2 captured after weeks (McLaughlin and O’MASTERS).
Evasion summary: Sheltered in Picourt network.
Date captured: 4 July 1944
Capture summary: Driven to a house with O'MASTERS and SUDDOCK. Arrest credited to Desoubrie and Orsini.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #3 with BEDFORD, MARTINI, WILSON, CARR, PENNELL, PERRY, BASTABLE, GRENON, GIBSON, HIGH, HODGSON, PRUDHAM, SONSHINE, ROBB, R MILLS, WHELLUM, SPIERENBURG, TAYLOR, ALLEN, HARVIE, LARSON, MOSER, PETRICH. ROBERSON, STEVENSON, VINECOMBE, ZEISER and, at train change, LAMASON, DAUTEUIL, WATMOUGH, SCULLION, SMITH, HEAD, WATSON, and C HOFFMAN.
Buchenwald ID: 78338
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8146
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 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: