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Floyd Stanley Bohrer

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) as a result of surviving 9 February 1945 incident in which 5 crew members were killed.

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31060 Poque Ma Hone

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17G #42-31060 was delivered to Cheyenne 11/9/43; Assigned to the 427th Bomb Squadron of the 303rd Bomb Group [GN-N] and arrived at Molesworth on 18 October 1943. It was nicknamed "Poque Ma Hone" or POGUE-MA-HONE. (Gaelic for Kiss My Ass!) ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Big Pool, Washington County, Maryland, USA 24 November 1919
Prisoner of war Germany 9 February 1945

Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12

Buried Buck Valley, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA 2003

Buck Valley Methodist Church Cemetery
Buck Valley, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA

Died Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA 21 October 2003

aged 83

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 18:32:31 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" (changed a "7" to a "5").

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 17:32:33 jmoore43 Changes to middlename and events
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Added middle name, Born, Died and Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 75791517.

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 17:22:03 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Added POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 16:48:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname, events, unit associations and aircraft associations
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MACR 12245

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2020 16:44:39 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 191 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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