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Charles E Adcock

Military

Shot down 5 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30444 'Black Jack IV' Plane ditched in Bay of Biscay. Evaded (EVD)

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-30444 Ramrod Ramsbottom, Black Jack IV

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/6/43; Gore 14/6/43; Kearney 15/6/43; Dow Fd 8/7/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-C2] Rougham 8/7/43 RAMROD RAMSBOTTOM; Missing in Action Bordeaux 5/1/44 with Harry Lockwood, Co-pilot: Chas Adcock, Bombardier: George Collins, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Returned (RTD) Lexington, NE, USA 5 January 1944
Escape and Evasion Report 10 March 1944

US National Archives E&E Report 449 for 2LT Charles Adcock.
https://catalog.archives.gov/OpaAPI/media/5555090/content/arcmedia/nw/30...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2020 16:34:37 Paul Weddle Changes to events
Sources

2LT Adcock's Evasion Report found doing research on WWII Escape and Evasion stories.

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 20:05:07 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2015 02:18:00 judyglover1410 Changes to role
Sources

Judith Ann (Adcock) Glover

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2015 02:08:39 judyglover1410 Changes to nickname
Sources

Daughter, Judith Ann (Adcock) Glover

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1893 / MACR 1893,8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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