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Milton H Duckworth

Military

Assigned to 783BS, 465BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) from raid on Oil refinery in Blechhammer, Germany. When B-24 42-28853 lost a wing over the target he bailed out of the aircraft and survived to be captured. 20-Nov-44. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 9889.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Post war: Remained in USAF, rising to Lt Colonel.

Service

People

  • Clarence Lokker

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot | 465th Bomb Group
    Clarence Jack Lokker has answered that last call, and now stands on the “Plains of Valhalla” with others of that “long gray line” who await us all. ...

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 465th Bomb Group

    465th Bomb Group

    Group
    It was constituted as the 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 May 1943 ...

  • 783rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Florida, USA 14 October 1915
Lived in N Klondyke St, Tampa, FL 33604, USA 1941

Husband of Hazel I Duckworth.

Based Pantanella 1943 – 20 November 1944

Assigned to 783BS, 465BG, 15AF USAAF.

Shot down / baled out Blechhammer, 92439 Bodenwöhr, Germany 20 November 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) from raid on Oil refinery in Blechhammer, Germany. When B-24 42-28853 lost a wing over the target he bailed out of the aircraft and survived to be captured. 20-Nov-44. POW. MACR 9889.

Prisoner of War (POW) Zagan, Poland 20 November 1944 – May 1944

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III.

Buried Bushnell, FL 33513, USA September 1992

Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell
Sumter County
Florida, USA

Died St. Petersburg, FL, USA 21 September 1992

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2016 14:43:28 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=41-28853&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/139183222
https://www.fold3.com/search/#s_given_name=Milton+H&s_surname=Duckworth&...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=601904

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