Hugh C BomarMilitary
Shot down 14 June 1944 in B-24 #4440460. Evaded. E& E Report #1593, 14 JUN 44 Sergeant. Bomar, 19106983. Down Ogy (5 kilometers W of Lessines), Belgium. Helped, Germans searched, a women on bicycle guided him to Jules Combier (22 yrs. ), his father was Jules --> -- home of the mother-in-law of Combier, Mme. Lepoire. M. kilometers NW of Lessines for 4 days --> > -- Grocery store of Luc and Yvonne Evrhart at Lessines. Luc was Chief of the UG, wife was English (27 Grand Place, Lessines). --> -- Galuille and Jules Boucher, Isieres, Rue grand Marias, PVH. 2 sons, Rene and Robert were Prisoner of War (POW)'s in Germany; and opposite, # 1594 Smith at the home of Desire, the uncle of Kelderman, they visited. The aunt, Mme. Boucher, the 3 girls, Smith, Henri, Desire went to her home at Papignes, 4 kilometers from Lessines -- ID traveller and Swedish Passport. THERE IS MORE IN THE EE REPORT NOTES, BUT CAN NOT UNDERSTAND IT. EVENTUALLY THEY WERE BETRAYED AND WOUND UP IN ST. GILLES PRISON.
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Helton s Hellcats, A Pictorial History of the 493rd BG, pub 1998, E&E; MACR 5909, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php / MACR 5909 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database