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: USAAF

Service ID: O-754972

Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant

Duties: Navigator/Bombardier

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:

Discharged:

VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

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