SUDDOCK, Dwight Elmer
Name: Dwight Elmer SUDDOCK
Born 5 August 1921
Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 23
Died 6 September 1995 in Emporia, Kansas, age 74
Service ID: 37217507
Service Rank: Tech Sergeant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 351st Bomb Group, 510th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Polebrook, Northamptonshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-31975
Date shot down: 27 May 1944
Fate of crew: 8 KIA, 2 evaded, one of them captured (Suddock).
Evasion summary: Mr Mistler, chief of resistance, organized lodging and food for them, in a farm of Fraize. Two gendarmes came to arrest them while Mistler was away, and turned them to the Germans.
Date captured: 4 July 1944
Capture summary: Arrested with MCLAUGHLIN and O'MASTERS.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78273
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, South Compound
Kriege ID: 8194
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:
Notes on Post-War period: