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Gordon W Shields

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30023 'Forever Yours'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30023 Forever Yours II, Horny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/4/43; Smoky Hill 27/4/43; Dow Field 19/5/43; Presque Is 20/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Presque Is 28/5/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-M] Thorpe Abbotts 5/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Ed Stork, Co-pilot: John Minerich,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hudson Falls, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 10 October 1943

Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 21:40:44 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1022 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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