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Walter T Barlow Jr

Military

Killed In Service

Service

People

  • B Neel

    Military | 466th Bomb Group

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Mississippi, USA 23 April 1924
Enlisted Hattiesburg, MS, USA 7 September 1942

Camp Shelby

Died Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA 20 January 1944

Barlow was KIS when his aircraft lost an engine and crashed approximately 2 miles short of the airfield. He was the only crewman killed in the accident.

Buried McComb, MS, USA February 1944

Hollywood Cemetery
McComb
Pike County
Mississippi, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 18:41:16 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 18:39:43 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Barlow&GSfn=Walte...
Attlebridge Diaries - John Woolnough - pages 5-6

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 223 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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