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 ID: 35548906
Service Rank: Sergeant
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
Notes on Post-War period: