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Marney T Mason Jr.

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52582. Crashed at Hann-Strehen. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

People

  • James Davis

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Eaton

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    B-24H #42-52587 'Shoo Shoo Baby' crashed near Lake , Holland after colliding with another aircraft on a mission to Achmer airfield, GR on 23 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Stephen Forton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 42-52555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Berry Skaggs

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Although a native Texan from Wichita Falls, Berry “BB” Skaggs moved with his family into southwestern Oklahoma, settling in Lawton, where he obtained most of his schooling. After completing High School he attended Cameron Jr., A.&M. College near...

  • Olen Williams

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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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

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 Houston, Texas, USA 1919
Lived in Houston, TX, USA 1942

1715 West Alabama Street

Enlisted Houston, TX, USA 23 January 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Oschersleben, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried Lemay, MO, USA 1948

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 84 SITE 21-23

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 May 2020 19:36:31 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 00:15:38 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 02:36:39 466thHistorian Changes to events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 02:34:49 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3845 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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