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John E Kerr

Military

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People

  • David Cahill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Dilworth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-10558 Ma's Lil' Angel

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 44-10558 was given to a crew of the 491st Bomb Group. Assuming it would become their regular aircraft, the right waist gunner, David Redfern painted the aircraft (with the support of the crew) with the nose art of 'Ma's 'Lil' Angel'. ...

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Castle, PA, USA 24 June 1920
Lived in Little Beaver Township, PA, USA 1942
Enlisted Pittsburgh, PA, USA 28 October 1943
Died New Castle, PA, USA 17 January 2007

Wife: Exie "Pat" M. Hughes on Nov. 21, 1945. She died Sept. 19, 2003.

John served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. He was employed by George K. Garrett Company and Union Sharp All. He belonged to the Ellwood City Rod and Gun Club and South Hills Pentecostal Church. His hobbies were hunting and fishing

Buried 20 January 2007

Graceland Cemetery
New Castle
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2015 02:03:40 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2015 01:52:39 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 02:52:26 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2015 02:43:31 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role and person associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 347

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