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Edward E Piergies

Military

Service

People

  • Harry McGregor

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Puettlingen on 8/9/44 in B-24 'Penthouse For 10' 42-95268, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Suchiu

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mijenaleck in B-24 'Lady Lighting' #42-52597

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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...

  • 785th 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Barrington, Illinois, USA 23 July 1919
Killed in Action (KIA) Püttlingen, Germany 9 August 1944

Hit by flak near the target. Right wing broke off.

Buried 2 February 1950

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 34, Site: 3453

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2017 03:24:59 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events
Sources

466th BG Roll of Honor

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2016 01:54:57 466thHistorian Changes to surname, role, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://ancexplorer.army.mil/publicwmv/ancweb.html
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Piergies&GSfn=Edwa...
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom - page 181

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7382 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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