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SCOTT, George Wayne

Name: George Wayne SCOTT

Born 11 August 1924

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 20

Died 25 November 2015 in Williamsville, Illinois, age 91

Service: USAAF

Service ID: 35548906

Service Rank: Sergeant

Duties: Gunner

Air Group: 9th Air Force, 416th Bomb Group, 668th Bomb Squadron

Airbase: Weathersfield, Essex UK

Aircraft: A-20 43-9360

Date shot down:  3 June 1944

Fate of crew:  1 captured, 2 evaded, one of them captured later (Scott).

Evasion summary: Five airmen were picked up by Desoubrie & Orsini on June 25 near Muzy (Hoffman was picked up in Maintenon, on the way to Paris). Sent to Hotel Piccadilly on the 26th of June.

Date captured:  28 June 1944

Capture summary: Scott, HASTIN, and OSSELTON  were arrested on the 28th of June, and Hoffman & Booker on July 1st.

Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2

Buchenwald ID: 78330

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, South Compound

Kriege ID: 8191

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: On MV Monticello, loading 18 May 1945 and arriving New York City via Southampton on 3 June 1945


VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

SCOTT, George Wayne


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