Milton Hunter DuckworthMilitary
Assigned to 783BS, 465BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) from raid on Oil refinery in Blechhammer, Germany. When B-24 42-28853 lost a wing over the target he bailed out of the aircraft and survived to be captured. 20-Nov-44. Prisoner of War. MACR 9889.
Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts rising to Lt Colonel.
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Units served with
|Florida, USA||14 October 1915||Son of J D Duckworth.|
Shot down / baled out
|Blechhammer, 92439 Bodenwöhr, Germany||20 November 1944||Failed to Return (FTR) from raid on Oil refinery in Blechhammer, Germany. When B-24 42-28853 lost a wing over the target he bailed out of the aircraft and survived to be captured. 20-Nov-44. POW. MACR 9889.|
Prisoner of War
|Barth, Germany||20 November 1944||Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.|
|St. Petersburg, FL, USA||21 September 1992|
|Florida National Cemetery Bushnell Sumter County FL||24 September 1992||Florida National Cemetery Bushnell Sumter County Florida, USA|
|N Klondyke St, Tampa, FL 33604, USA||Husband of Hazel Irene Duckworth.|
|Pantanella||20 November 1944||Assigned to 783BS, 465BG, 15AF USAAF.|