Percival M GoeweyMilitary
Evaded (EVD) Hit by flak and crashed at Harveng on 7/12/44 in B-24 #42100365
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|Peoria, IL, USA||20 February 1943|
|Frameries, Belgium||12 July 1944||http://www.458bg.com/Crews/Quirk/EE1902_Goewey.pdf McGOEWEY [sic] McGoewey was recovered in Spiennes by Mr Bouwens after having been shot down in the area of Mons on 12/07/44. Mr Bouwens sheltered and clothed him. He guided him to Noirchain to the home of Miss Deviesmaison. On the 1st of August, Mr Bouwens, Miss Delvisemaison and Mr Jean Devo guided McGoewey to Mons where he was sheltered by Maurice Devos. Mrs Maurice Devos, Mrs Burton and Mr Henri Charles has use of a truck, droved McGoewey to Brussels where he was sheltered at the home of Miss (Claire) De Veuster from the 19th of August to the 26th of August. He was indetified and visisted by Mr (Gaston) Matthys. On the 26th of August, he was taken, together with his crewmate, 2nd Lt Freudenberger, by Miis Bienfait, for evacuation by the Comete service towards the Belvaux camp (part of the Mission Marathom plan).|
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6930 / MACR 6930 & Page 276 of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database