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LaVern Young




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    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
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  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb 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...

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  • 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...


Event Location Date
Born Oregon, USA 27 April 1923
Enlisted Tacoma, WA, USA 3 February 1943
Died Wenatchee, WA, USA 12 October 2003

LaVern "Vern" Young, 80, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, in Wenatchee.

He had owned and managed beauty salons and farms in the Yakima area. After retiring, he lived in Libby, Mont., for seven years before moving to East Wenatchee in 1998.

Survivors include his wife, Laura J. Young, of East Wenatchee; a daughter, Linda Stephen of Wenatchee; two sons, Brent Young of Yakima, and Samuel Young of Overbrook, Okla.; and a sister, Blanche Croly of Burien.

A family remembrance will be held at a later date, with inurnment in the Wenatchee Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Telford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

Buried Wenatchee, WA, USA 15 October 2003

Wenatchee City Cemetery
Chelan County
Washington, USA


Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 03:41:27 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

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12 April 2015 03:40:16 466thHistorian Changes to events

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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 331