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Dudley Moore Amoss

Military

Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. 59 Missions credited with 5.5 kills and 1.5 destroyed [Ground]. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Hopsten aerodrome. Hit by flak, limped towards friendly territory in Belgium, belly landed near Arnhem in P-51D 44-15123 on 21-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13226.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command
    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

  • 38th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-13818 'Mah Ideel'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) escort mission to Lonnewitz, engine failed, A/C abandoned Limberg, Germany 2-Mar-45 pilot 1st Lt Samuel F Anderson POW. MACR 12873.

  • 44-15123

    P-51 Mustang

Associated Place

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, MD, USA 7 July 1922

Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA.

Lived in Greenwich, CT, USA 1940
Enlisted Connecticut, USA 17 November 1943
Assigned Wormingford, Colchester CO6, UK 17 August 1944 – 21 March 1945

Assigned to 38FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF.

Promotion Wormingford, Colchester CO6, UK 28 November 1944

Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant.

Promotion Wormingford, Colchester CO6, UK 8 March 1945

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 21 March 1945 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Shot Down NE of Arnhem, Netherlands 21 May 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Hopsten aerodrome. Hit by flak, limped towards friendly territory in Belgium, belly landed near Arnhem in P-51D 44-15123 on 21-Mar-45 Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 13226.

Died Millcreek, UT, USA 22 July 2011

Millcreek
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2016 12:28:23 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Amoss&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=13226&Submit=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/29424027
https://www.fold3.com/page/83345289_dudley_m%20amoss/details/
http://www.station131.co.uk/55th/Pilots/38th%20Pilots/Amoss%20Dudley%20M...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Amoss&GSfn=Dudley&...

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2016 12:12:16 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number and events
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Amoss&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=13226&Submit=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/29424027
https://www.fold3.com/page/83345289_dudley_m%20amoss/details/
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Amoss&GSfn=Dudley&...

Date Contributor Update
12 July 2016 09:48:39 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=Amoss&Submit=Search
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=13226&Submit=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/29424027

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13226 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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