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Waukeen C Gatlin

Military

Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #42-110151. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 857th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Meridian, Mississippi, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 19 May 1944

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2020 19:57:50 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
31 January 2020 19:56:18 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5241 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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