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Melvin D Dyson

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  • 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

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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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Salt Lake City, UT, USA 21 October 21
Enlisted 8 October 1942
Died Riverton, UT, USA 9 February 2009
Buried Riverton, UT, USA 11 February 2009

Utah State Veterans Cemetery
P. O. Box 446
Riverton, UT 84065
Section A
Site 2724

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2015 16:45:18 466thHistorian Changes to service number
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2015 16:44:53 466thHistorian Changes to events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2014 00:42:20 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:01 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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