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William Russell Garrett




  • Harold Braun

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Master Sergeant.

  • Paul Crantz

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

  • Paul Jones

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

  • Robert Lundquist

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    1st Lieutenant Robert M. Lundquist was born October 11, 1922. His next of kin were his parents, Theodore and Anna Lundquist. He was from Los Angeles, California. UCLA ...

  • Antonio Martinez

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

  • William McElfresh

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Morrow

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

  • Robert Stone

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 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



  • 533

    9 August 1944

  • 590

    30 August 1944
    End of Operation Overlord.

  • 669

    7 October 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 North Carolina, USA 10 February 1923
Lived in Columbus, NC 28722, USA 1942

Star Route

First 466th BG Combat Mission Hamburg, Germany 6 August 1944
Lived in Rockingham, NC 28379, USA 1976
Died 8 April 1979
Enlisted Columbus, NC 28722, USA

Polk Memorial Gardens • Columbus, Polk County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Eden Section Row 3.


Date Contributor Update
29 November 2017 01:23:01 466thHistorian Changes to person associations

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
page 103

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2017 22:54:16 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role and events

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2016 14:52:39 466thHistorian Changes to events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

Attlebridge Arsenal - Chris Brassfield & Earl Wassom
Page 103

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:37 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 & Brassfield, p345