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Addison Floyd Nicholson Jr

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed at Klinckeemuehle on 6/21/44 in B-24 42-50371, Prisoner of War.

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Theodore, Alabama, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 21 June 1944

Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2021 09:26:01 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events
Sources

389th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2020 03:56:54 jmoore43 Changes to place associations
Sources

Added a connection to Stalag Luft 4 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2020 03:54:39 jmoore43 Changes to middlename
Sources

Added Middle Name per MACR 6532 at Fold3.com.
Source: https://www.fold3.com/image/28991698

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2020 03:44:57 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Copied "Born event" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2020 03:40:05 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2020 03:38:25 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
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Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2020 03:32:54 jmoore43 Changes to surname, middlename and suffix
Sources

Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6532 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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