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Reo K Scott

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Teutleben on 7/20/44 in B-17 #4231128

POW

Uncle Jack was a very strong young man, his religious faith and his dedication to the fellow members of his crew and fellow prisoners was obvious in all the stories my favorite uncle shared with me.

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 709th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31128

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 23/9/43; Harvard 8/10/43; Assigned 94BG Rougham 19/11/43; transferred 709BS/447BG Rattlesden /44; Missing in Action Lutzkendorf 20/7/44 with Gustavus Millere, Co-pilot: Don Erwin, Navigator: Dick O’Donnell, Ball turret gunner: John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Greensboro, North Carolina, USa 7 November 1923
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 20 July 1944 – 10 May 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2016 16:33:56 swhite0035 Changes to nickname, biography, awards and events
Sources

Obit of Reo Knight (Jack) Scott www.rkeithscott.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7547 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster, Enlisted Men, as of 01 August 1945 MACR 7547

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