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Philip W Carroll


Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Had flown 2 missions

POW/Purple Heart



  • Robert Bryans

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252596 'Mammy Yokum. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-52596 Mammy Yokum

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick. 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3846 Notes: 52596 (466th BG, 784th BS, *Mammy Yokum*) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 3846

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
Born New York State
Prisoner of War (POW) Tychowo, Poland May 1944 – 8 May 1944

Dulag Luft 12

Shot Down/WIA Brunswick, Germany

Was shot in the right hand while manning a waist gun position. He lost consciousness due to a loss of blood. Sgt Whaley attached Carroll's parachute, held the D ring and threw him out of the waist window. Carroll regained consciousness just before landing.


Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 01:26:43 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, awards, events, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3846 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database