Roy D Adcock

Roy D Adcock

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Lt Roy Dale Adcock, Pilot - 321st Bomb Group, 45th Bomb Squad

  • North Africa

321st Bomb Group, 445th Bomb Squad B-25's out of Africa, Lt Roy Dale Adcock was Shot-Down 4 Apr. 1943  Lt Adcock was in the [now famous] Gen Bob Knapp's Flight over the Atlantic, the Southern Route as Pilot of the #41-13183 as Pilot, his CP was Lt R Johnson, Bombardier R. Hill, Eng F. Owens, R/G A Garner, Gunner T Campbell and Pass R Lawton, leaving Morrison Field, Fla. 14, 1943, a 15 day trip across the Atlantic.

Adcock, Roy Dale,  2Lt., Pilot, Enlistment Service # : 19060779 Officer's Service # : O-662851
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
F: None

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946  Roy D Adcock
SERIAL NUMBER 19060779 Birth Year: 1920   Race: White, citizen (White)  
State of Residence: California   County or City: Stanislaus       Enlistment Date: 19 Dec 1941
Enlistment State: California   Enlistment City: Stockton   Branch: Air Corps  
Branch Code: Air Corps   Grade: Aviation Cadet   Grade Code: Aviation Cadet  
Education: 2 years of college   Civil Occupation: Salespersons  
Marital Status: Single, without dependents   Height: 69   Weight: 155

World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946 SERIAL NUMBER O&662851 O&662851
NAME ADCOCK ROY D. /GRADE, LT First Lieutenant   SERVICE ARMY  AC AIR CORPS
DATE REPORT: 04 April 1943  STATE OF RESIDENCE California 
Bombardment, Medium PARENT UNIT NUMBER 321 
AREA North African Theatre: Tunisia LATEST REPORT DATE:29  May, 1945
STATUS Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated DETAINING POWER GERMANY CAMP 033 Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11 REP   POW TRANSPORT SHIPS

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ADCOCK, ROY D     COL   US AIR FORCE  
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM   DATE OF BIRTH: 08/09/1920  
DATE OF DEATH: 07/23/2005   BURIED AT:  SILVEYVILLE CEMETERY  
DIXON, CA 95620

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name: Roy D Adcock
Service Info.: COL US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
Birth Date: 9 Aug 1920
Death Date: 23 Jul 2005
Cemetery: Silveyville Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Dixon, CA 95620

Col Roy D Adcock Birth:  Aug. 9, 1920 Death:  Dec. 23, 2005
Veteran, WW2, Korea, Vietnam - Colonel - US Air Force  
Adcock was shot down over Tunisia in WWII and was a POW.Burial: Dixon Cemetery (Silveyville Cemetery District) Dixon, Solano County, California, USA

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