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Maurice Stanley Dillingham


Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW).
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12



  • Edmund Goulder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30033 'Little America. ' Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1335 POW

  • Arthur Harris

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to the 384th BG on Gowen Field (Boise, Idaho) Special Orders #70 dated 11 March 1943, Francis J. Witt Crew. ...

  • Claude Leslie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-17 #4230033 'Little America. ' Evaded. 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, B17#42-5852 'The Natural' ' crashed at Oxfordshire with crew baling out near RAF Oakley. 5 of the crew were injured with all returning.

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30033 "Little America"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Bangor 20/5/43; Assigned to the 547BS/384BG [S0-G] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43, then the 546BS [BK-G]; Missing in Action Leverkusen 1/12/43 with Maj Maurice Stanley Dillingham, Co-pilot:...


  • VIII Bomber Command 145

    1 December 1943
    This mission was directed at the industrial areas of Leverkusen and Solingen, Germany. The mission is composed of two elements. The first element is a combined force of 221 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division that included: 91BG (27); 92BG (18); 303BG (17);...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


Event Location Date
Born Elba, NY, USA 30 March 1908
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 1 December 1943
Died 28 June 2008

Buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery


Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 20:39:48 bombercommand Changes to biography and events

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2015 23:22:28 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, role, place associations and mission associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:54 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1335 / MACR 1335, / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database