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Earl W Belleville

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Show down by flak and crashed near Britaigny in B-24 'Crippled Bitch' #41-29371

Service

People

  • Oscar Weeklund

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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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

Aircraft

Missions

  • 442

    25 June 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Spencerville, Ohio, USA
Died Brétigny-sur-Orge, France 25 June 1944
Buried Épinal, France 1945

Plot A Row 21 Grave 11
Epinal American Cemetery
Epinal, France

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2015 01:06:30 466thHistorian Changes to awards and events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2015 01:04:48 466thHistorian Changes to service number, biography, events, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6723 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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