George A Campbell Jr

Military

Object Number - UPL 17752 - Charles Quirk Crew 458th BG - 755th BS Standing: Charles Hillis (TTG), Gerald Miller (R/O), Perce Goewey (WG), Tom McQueen (FE), Don Swanson (BTG),...

Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Harveng on 7/12/44 in B-24 42-100365.

POW

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-812653
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Rough Riders
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Wolfgang
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 752nd Bomb Squadron 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Able Mabel
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Briney Marlin
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Shot Down/Captured

Harveng, 7022 Mons, Belgium 12 July 1944

Other

POW

Zagan, Poland 12 July 1944 Stalag Luft III

Born

Abilene, Texas

Revisions

Date28 Sep 2020 21:35:00
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date19 Sep 2015 02:46:15
Contributor466thHistorian
Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:44
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6930 & Page 273 of the book LIBERAORS OVER NORWICH by Mackay, Bailry & Scorza, 2010, D790G4582010

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