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Charles E Culverhouse Jr

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Service

People

  • Robert Taylor

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

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Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 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...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron
  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th 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...

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama, USA 8 December 1921
Lived in Jefferson County, AL, USA 1942
Enlisted Fort McClellan, Anniston, AL 36205, USA 13 November 1942
466th BG - 786th BS Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 27 March 1944 – 12 May 1944

11 Missions.

44th BG - 66th BS Tour Shipdham, Norfolk, UK 14 May 1944 – 9 July 1944

6 missions?

466th BG - 784th BS Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 11 July 1944 – 10 November 1944

13 Missions.

Died 13 June 1982
Buried Birmingham, AL, USA 16 June 1982

Elmwood Cemetery • Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2018 01:25:10 466thHistorian Changes to suffix and nickname
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127923703/charles-e.-culverhouse

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2018 01:24:45 466thHistorian Changes to nickname, role, events and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=4669879
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/127923703/charles-e.-culverhouse

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2017 09:26:35 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia
- http://8thairforce.com/44thbg/search/perlastname.asp

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2015 22:07:59 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 15:59:03 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 15:57:03 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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 and Brassfield, page 344

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