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Roy Edward Glascoe Sr

Military

Assigned 414BS/97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855.

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Thomas Asbury

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Herman Bard

    Military | Sergeant | Waist gunner | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return from Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War. MACR 6855 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lloyd Berry

    Military | Sergeant | Tail gunner | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charlie Brewer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Burrows

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Asst Engineer | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • William Carik

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball turret | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Chretien

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Granity

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Grayson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 97th Bomb Group
    Assigned 414BS, 97BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

  • 414th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6197

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 27/5/44; Hunter 21/6/44; Dow Fd 1/7/44; Assigned 414BS/97BG Amendola 9/7/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 22/7/44 with Roy Glascoe, Asbury, Granity, Blair, Grayson, Burrows, Chretien, Bard, Carik, Berry; flak, crashed Ploesti; Missing Air...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Greenville, SC 9 September 1920

Son of Frank l and Nettie Glascoe.

Lived in Greenville, SC 1942

Husband of Rose Ann [Tyson] Glascoe.

Enlisted Fort Moultrie, SC 5 October 1942

Fort Moultrie

Based Amendola 1944 – 22 July 1944

Assigned 414BS/97BG, 15AF USAAF.

Baled Out POW Ploesti 22 July 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti 22-Jul-44; Crashed Ploesti Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 6855.

Prisoner of War (POW) Romania 22 July 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Romania.

Died DeKalb County, GA 6 November 2011
Buried Dawn Memorial Park, Decatur, GA 9 November 2011

Dawn Memorial Park
Decatur, DeKalb County, GA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2018 13:42:54 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29102111
https://www.fold3.com/record/286104139-roy-e-glascoe
https://www.fold3.com/record/84043752-roy-e-glascoe
https://www.fold3.com/image/193187328?terms=Roy%20E%20Glascoe
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80249579/roy-edward-glascoe

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