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Birto R Brumby

Military

Service

People

  • Donald Fraser

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 missions from 6 June 1944 to February 1945. Stayed on as squadron Bombardier until end of war. Arrived home June 1945 and was separated October 1945. [Documents accompany database form] DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Wells Gardner

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Served 16 months in World War I. Was a glider pilot befor he became a gunner. Flew 26 missions over Germany. Was twice reported Killed in Action (KIA) while flying against Japan. At age 46, was the oldest air gunner on combat duty with the 458th BG. ...

  • Elmo Geppelt

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator - Assistant Squadron Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    DFC; Air Medal w 5/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Stanley Hammell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Robert Larimer

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group

  • Doyle Matz

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 458th Bomb Group

  • George Strickland

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Robert Voss

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    AM 6Oak Leaf Cluster, EAME with 4 stars, WWII Victory(Post-War)-Legion Of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, MSM, AFCM 2Oak Leaf Cluster, American Defense, Antarctic Service

  • Edwin Wilcox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to B24 crew of Last Card Louie. Completed 25 missions. In England, flew F-9C, a modified B17 for photo mapping. Transferrred to Foggia, Italy after V-E day. . Flew photo mapping plane there with a recon group till September 1945,. ...

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Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 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...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron
  • 784th 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...

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Waco, TX, USA 23 April 1917
Lived in Houston, TX, USA 1942

1713 Haver Street

Enlisted St. Louis, MO, USA 19 June 1942
Graduated Pilot Training Frederick, OK 73542, USA 30 September 1943

Frederick AAF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2016 18:50:58 466thHistorian Changes to awards and events
Sources

"Second Air Division" Page 185

Date Contributor Update
21 September 2015 18:36:33 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.458bg.com/crewbrumby.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:41 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, p 343 & p220 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION edited by Randy Baumgardner, D790.A2S45

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