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Dwight Thomas Shea Jr

Military

Service

People

  • Samuel Godwin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions, starting 22 April 1944 and ending 16 July 1944 DFC/ Air Medal

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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...

  • 786th 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 Colorado, USA 2 December 1922
Lived in Denver, CO, USA 1942
Enlisted Denver, CO, USA 15 February 1943
Died Colorado, USA 25 November 2011
Buried Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, CO 80235, USA 28 November 2011

Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Sectiion 30C, Site 107

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 21:56:54 466thHistorian Changes to awards
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 21:55:47 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, highest rank, role, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:50 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 350

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