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Jerome Barrett

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) at Regensburg in B-24 'Black Cat' #4295592

Service

People

  • Richard Farrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Regensburg in B-24 'Black Cat' #4295592

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95592 Black Cat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 21 April 1945 B-24 Liberator "Black Cat" became the last heavy bomber to be shot down in the European Theatre of Operations. ...

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

  • Regensburg

    Crash site

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State 1924
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 22 October 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Scharmassing, 93083 Obertraubling, Germany 21 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 01:56:04 466thHistorian Changes to service number, role, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 14182 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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