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Amos Brereton Sharretts

Military

Service

People

  • George Aeschbach

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Buster Andrews

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • William Don Carlos

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • W.P. Follis

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Dean Garvey

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 16, 1916. ...

  • Robert Handley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier - Squadron Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed a 30 combat mission tour with the Amos Sharretts Crew - Crew #718. Then served at 787th BS HQ as Squadron Bombardier

  • Harold Higgens

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Alfred Nelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 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...

  • 787th 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 New York, NY, USA 12 June 1915
Enlisted Greene County, NY, USA 27 January 1941
Lived in Plainfield, NJ, USA 1942

420 Stelle Avenue

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK 23 March 1944 – 24 June 1944

Completed a 30 mission tour

Died Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA 30 May 1994

Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains, Union Co., NJ

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2018 06:43:49 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2018 04:26:36 Marcia466BG Changes to events
Sources

Hillside Cemetery Records, Find A Grave on Ancestry.com

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2018 04:23:41 Marcia466BG Changes to service number
Sources

Daily Reports, 466th Bomb Group, and NARA records.

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2018 04:22:12 Marcia466BG Changes to awards
Sources

Biography in the "Second Air Division:8th Air Force, USAAF" published 1994, pg. 336.

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2016 19:46:36 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2015 00:33:48 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2014 15:59:54 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role and events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:39 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 & Page 404 in the book 2ND AIR DIVISIONby Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition (D790.A2S45)

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