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482nd Bomb Gp. Det., St. Eval, England.
1 August 1943 to 25 November 1943



  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • Headquarters (482nd Bomb Group)


  • S Burella

    Military | Technical Sergeant | AT
    Sept 28, 1943, accident on runway at St Eval in B-17 #42-29811 'Blasted Event'. All returned.

  • Robert Coppock

    Military | Sergeant

  • William Green

    Military | Corporal

  • Joseph Guess


  • Norman Herget


  • William Isenhour

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 22 May 1944 in B-17 #42-37870 'Palma II'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • L Larson

    Military | Aerial Gunner
    Sept 28, 1943, accident on runway at St Eval in B-17 #42-29811 'Blasted Event'. All returned.

  • Burnie Mire

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down 4 January 1944 in B-17 #42-31526 'Lil' Butch'. Target was Kiel. Reported to have been shot by Navy flak west of Helgoland Island.

  • Mario Panetti

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA). On return to base B17 #42-37869 crashed at Oakhampton returning from Atlantic weather reconnaissance mission. 5 KNO+2 RTD +1 RAF

  • Ernest Patterson

    Military | Major | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    On return to base B17 #42-37869 crashed at Oakhampion returning from Atlantic weather reconnaissance mission. 5 KNO +2 RTD +1 RAF

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    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; Gulfport 31/3/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [ET-U] Alconbury 15/4/43; taxi accident with Bill Adams 4/5/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; practice mission to RAF St Eval, Cornwall 28/9/43 with Norman Hargert,...


  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

  • St Eval

    Military site : airfield
    USAAF and US Navy lodger units operated from the base from 1942.


Date Contributor Update
28 May 2019 18:36:21 Paul Bellamy Changes to unit associations and place associations

Unit and Place sections updated.

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2017 09:26:55 Lucy May Changes to person associations

Replaced connection to Edward H Patterson of the 389th Bomb Group to Ernest H Patterson of the 25th Bomb Group (recon).

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2017 06:27:29 Brian Hamilton Changes to person associations

names added from hand writing on reverse of photo

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2017 19:10:28 Brian Hamilton Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Scanned from the personal collection of the late Walter McRae Bagot.