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George W Davis Jr

Military

Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #42-29945, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Blair Belongia

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 327BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. ...

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Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29612

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/1/43; Salina 26/1/43; Assigned 49BS/2BG Kearney 4/2/43; mech. failure caused taxi accident with George Robinson 13/2/43; Orlando 11/3/43; Nashville 10/4/43; Dow Fd 12/4/43; transferred 325BS/92BG [JW-J] (& 326BS) Alconbury 25/4/43;...

  • 42-29945 Sylvia

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Smoky Hill 13/3/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 2/5/43 DAISY JUNE II; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 326BS/92BG Alconbury 23/7/43; Missing in Action...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Moosburg, Germany 12 August 1943

Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2022 22:09:25 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

Added a S/N and a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag 7A per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added some punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 658

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