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Richard L Bates




  • Clifford Duke

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    30 missions in B-24, Missing in Action (MIA) date ? AM, DFC

  • Clyde Fauley

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Michael Galat

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    GALAT, Michael W. [s#1616-0083], b 22/23 Sep 1921 in Poland/Galacia, son of Joseph & Anna Virginia (BOBEL) GALAT; married Jean K. MOTYL in 1946; died 1 Jul 1994 in Shelby, Macomb Co., MN; no burial found; Enlisted 2 Dec 1942 in Detroit, MI; (MOS-757 R...

  • Jack Morris

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Raymond Moss

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Rugh

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Russell Satterfield

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Fred Siegel

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Solon Whitney

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron



  • 619

    10 September 1944

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...


Event Location Date
Born Kentucky, USA 15 August 1920
Enlisted Louisville, KY, USA 17 January 1941
Lived in Louisville, KY, USA 1942

1312 South 12th Street

Died Burnet, TX 78611, USA 4 November 1992
Buried Burnet, TX 78611, USA 7 November 1992

Lakeland Hills Memorial Park
Burnet County
Texas, USA


Date Contributor Update
05 April 2015 05:34:12 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2015 04:32:03 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:40 AAM AAM ingest

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 & Brassford, page 343