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Stanley E Hammell

Military

Service

People

  • Birto Brumby

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group

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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 Pleasantville, NJ, USA 1924
Enlisted Absecon, NJ, USA 1944

726 Ohio Avenue

Combat Tour Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk, UK June 1944 – February 1945
Died Galloway, NJ, USA 29 November 2012

Stanley, 89, of Galloway, passed away Thursday at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Pleasantville, he lived in Absecon before moving to Galloway 50 years ago.

He served in the Army Air Force during World War II, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross.

He worked as a carpenter for many years with Local 623 in Atlantic City before his retirement in 1985. One of his favorite hobbies was collecting glass insulators.

Buried Estell Manor, NJ, USA 2 December 2012

Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery
Estell Manor
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2015 04:33:04 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Page 286 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co, 1998 edition

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