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Antonio Manrique Cano

Military

Service

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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Houston, Texas 7 May 1921

5'9"
125 lbs

Enlisted Houston, Texas 31 October 1942
Assigned to the 466th BG Kearns Army Airfield, Utah 26 November 1943
466th BG Overseas Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK February 1944 – June 1945
Died Houston, Texas 30 October 1983

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 April 2019 23:15:03 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=1578113
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=20541620...
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/89474573/person/4859002...

Official Orders, Part 2, #57, Kearns AAF, Utah, 26 November 1943

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