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Edmund Samuel Goulder

Military

Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1335

POW

Service

People

  • Maurice Dillingham

    Military | Major | Pilot, 547th Squadron Commander | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW Camp: Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12 POW

  • Arthur Harris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to the 384th BG on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, Francis J. Witt Crew. ...

  • Claude Leslie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Evaded. 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17#42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were injured with all returning.

  • Harry Wahlstrom

    Military | First Lieutenant | 1091 - Pilot, B-17 Co-Pilot, Pilot | 384th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30033 "Little America"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/5/43; Assigned to the 547BS/384BG [S0-G] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43, then the 546BS [BK-G]; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Maj Maurice Stanley Dillingham, Co-pilot:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 145

    1 December 1943
    This mission was directed at the industrial areas of Leverkusen and Solingen, Germany. The mission is composed of two elements. The first element is a combined force of 221 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division that included: 91BG (27); 92BG (18); 303BG (17);...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 1 December 1943 – May 1945
Died Florida, USA 21 December 2017

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2017 13:29:43 bombercommand Changes to biography and events
Sources

Correspondence with Edmund's grandson.

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2015 00:05:54 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1335 / MACR 1335, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=g... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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