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William H McDonald

Military

Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30818 'Salvo Sal'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30318 Devil's Daughter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/43; Gore 17/5/43; Cheyenne 18/5/43; Spokane 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BG/390BG [DI-G] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Arlin Rennels, Navigator: Bob...

Events

Event Location Date
Germany 8 October 1943

Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 17:14:34 jmoore43 Changes to biography and events
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for readability. Added a POW event. Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives.

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2019 14:48:55 Emily Changes to surname, service number and aircraft associations
Sources

Identity tag in German downed Allied Aircraft report

100th Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 952

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