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Joseph D Sheehan

Military

Service

People

  • Samuel Godwin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions, starting 22 April 1944 and ending 16 July 1944 DFC/ Air Medal

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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

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 13 May 1920
Lived in Erie County, NY, USA 1945
Died Cheektowaga, NY, USA 19 May 1982
Enlisted Cheektowaga, NY, USA 22 May 1982

Mount Calvary Cemetery
Cheektowaga
Erie County
New York, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 22:03:13 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:11 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 and Brassfield, page 350

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