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Roy E Ellender


Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 #41-29579, Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron


Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 27 September 1944

Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12


Date Contributor Update
11 March 2022 18:09:27 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations

Added POW Camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag Luft 1 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:34 AAM AAM ingest

Birsic, 31 July 1944 Roster AAF #124 MACR 9387 & page 258 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION, D790.A2S45, 1998 edition / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9387 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database