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S/Sgt Theodore Canpbell, 321st BG WWII POW
4 April, 1943 | Tunisia, North Africa
Theodore was an Aerial Gunner in the B-25 #41-13183, Hit by FLAK and made an emergency crash landing on a single engine behind Enemy lines /POW until July, 1945
Campbell, Theodore W., S/Sgt., Gunner, Enlistment Service # : 12056508
MISSING IN ACTION on 04 April 1943~POW~On Bombing Mission; The target was El Djem airdrome. The escort was Spitfires. 700 rounds of ammunition was expended. 288 x 20 lb frags were dropped in train from 6000 ft. Lt. Adcock and crew failed to return. He was last seen with his left engine smoking. It was later confirmed by two Spitfire pilots that the ship went down behind enemy lines.
A/C No. 41-13183 (Hit by flak – down behind enemy lines)
P: Adcock, Roy D., 1Lt~POW
CP: Johnson, Richard S., 2Lt~POW
N: Hill, Raymond D., 2Lt~POW
B: None listed – likely the navigator
E: Lippincott, Spencer H., S/Sgt~POW
R: Boyd, Hugh A., T/Sgt~POW
G: Campbell, Theodore W., S/Sgt~POW
El Djem: Mission Target for 4 April 1943
Type Military airfield Coordinates 35°19′02.17″N 010°40′40.97″E? / ?35.3172694°N 10.6780472°E? / 35.3172694; 10.6780472 (Approximate) Built 1944 In use 1944 Controlled by United States Army Air Forces
(POW) World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946
Name: Theodore W Campbell
Serial Number: 12056508
Residence state: New York
Report Date: 4 Apr 1943
Latest Report Date: 12 Jun 1945
Grade: Staff Sergeant
Grade Notes: Major or Asst. superintendent of nurses or Director of nurses or
Director of dietitians or Director of physical therapy aides or Staff Sergeant or
Technician 3d Grade or Lt. Commander or Petty Officer, 2nd Class
Service Branch: Army
Arm or Service: Air Corps
Arm or Service Code: Air Corps
Organization Type: Bombardment, Medium
Parent Unit Type: Group/Regiment/Commands/System
Area Served: North African Theatre: Tunisia
Detaining Country: Germany
Camp: 025 Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15
Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated
Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official.
Theodore Campbell 1920-1999
1999 | NY
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Theodore W Campbell Birth Year: 1920 Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: New York State of Residence: New York
County or City: Oswego Enlistment Date: 26 Feb 1942 Enlistment State: New York
Enlistment City: Syracuse Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private Source: Civil Life Education: 1 year of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled painters, construction and maintenance Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 64 Weight: 136
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator
CAMPBELL, THEODORE W S SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 1920 DATE OF DEATH: 1999
BURIED AT: PINE PLAINS CEMETERY 4804 GRANGE RD CLAY, NY 13041
U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 Name: Theodore W Campbell
Birth: 1920 Death: 1999 Service Info.: S SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Cemetery: Pine Plains Cemetery Cemetery Address: 4804 Grange Rd Clay, NY 13041
National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files Honoree Hometown Service Source
Theodore William Campbell Syracuse, NY U.S. Army Air Forces Joanne Colomb
Theodore William Campbell BRANCH OF SERVICE : U.S. Army Air Forces
HOMETOWN: Syracuse, NY HONORED BY: Joanne Colomb, daughter
ACTIVITY DURING WWII AIRPLANE ARMORER GUNNER; SHOT DOWN OVER AFRICA;
PRISONER OF WAR 1943-1945.
(Researched by Historical Resercher, Patti Johnson/ Entered and added to by Historian Barbara Ennis Connolly PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com
Ted Campbell's Family
31 July, 1999 | New York
Theodore; THEODORE W. CAMPBELL: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - July 31, 1999 Deceased Name: THEODORE W. CAMPBELL Theodore W. "Ted" Campbell, 78, of Cicero died Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center.
Born in Fulton, he lived in Cicero 44 years. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He retired in 1979 after 10 years as a carpenter with Carpenter's Local 12. He was a communicant of and usher at Sacred Heart Church, Cicero.
Survivors: His wife of 51 years, the former Mary E. Driscoll; three daughters, Joanne Colomb and Patricia Campbell, both of North Syracuse, and Donna Kotlarz of Cicero; two sons, William of Clay and David of Canton, Maine; three sisters, Fern Craner of Mexico, Catherine Tallaksen of San Jose, Calif., and Paula Zutes of Kanab, Utah; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Fergerson Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Cicero. Burial, Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. Calling hours, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 215 S. Main St., North Syracuse.
Contributions: North Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Box 215, North Syracuse 13212.
Edition: Final Page: B4
Theodore W Campbell
Burial: Pine Plains Cemetery
Clay, Onondaga County. New York, USA
Created by: Amber Hahn
Record added: Oct 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60377392