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Julian Estill Drennan

Military

Service

People

  • Westcot Stone

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions from February to August 1944.

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

  • 41-29402 Mad Monk

    B-24 Liberator
    hit trees while taking off from Attlebridge 25 Jul 1944 and crashlanded at Swanton-Morley; condemned for salvage

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 Kilgore, TX 75662, USA 22 August 1922
Enlisted Tyler, TX, USA 9 October 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 9 April 1944 – 16 July 1944

32 combat missions

Died Longview, TX, USA 5 August 1986
Buried Rusk, Texas 8 August 1986

Hickory Grove Cemetery
Rusk, Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2018 23:28:38 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/40877971/person/1900586...

Date Contributor Update
21 August 2018 01:12:49 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=20093987...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3693&h=16465303...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:38 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 345

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