Harold Quick

Military

Object Number - UPL 55971 - Harold Quick

Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down by 20mm shells from Me109's on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8-Mar-44, B-17 42-30340 'Screamin Red Ass' crashed West of Magdeburg, Germany. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3079

Awards: AM (2OLC), PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32003112 / O-748141
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dry Run, Screamin Red Ass
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Germany

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Oxford, Mississippi, USA 1921-04-22 Son of William S and Mattie Pearl [Hickman] Quick.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Zagan, Poland 1944-03-08 Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III.

Enlisted

Camp Shelby, MS 1942-08-25 Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Died

Dallas, TX 1960-07-02

Buried

Oakland Cemetery Oakland, Yalobusha County, MS 1960-07-05 Oakland Cemetery Oakland, Yalobusha County, Mississippi

Based

Knettishall 1944-03-08 Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Baled out POW

West of Magdeburg, Germany 1944-03-08 Failed to Return (FTR) Erkner, Berlin on 8-Mar-44, B-17 42-30340 'Screamin Red Ass' crashed West of Magdeburg, Germany. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3079

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:11:55
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3079 / MACR 3079, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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