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Norman E Meiser

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 Rochester, IN 46975, USA 20 August 1920
Lived in Rochester, IN 46975, USA 1942

Rural Route #1

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 9 April 1944 – 16 July 1944

32 Combat Missions

Died Rochester, IN 46975, USA 25 November 2015
Buried Rochester, IN 46975, USA 28 November 2015

Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2018 20:12:13 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155388205
466th BG Archives - Official overseas movement orders

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:39 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 348

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