Charles Emmitt Walker

Military

Object Number - UPL 6930 - Lt. Charles E. Walker 466th BG - 784th BS Co-Pilot on Crew #765 (David Bridgers Crew) and Crew #746/476 (B.J. Saunders Crew)

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32874367
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33427243
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gallopin Ghost
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Parson's Chariot
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 491st Bomb Group 784th Bomb Squadron 786th Bomb Squadron 853rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Delores Jean
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Peggy Ann
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 14 October 1944
  • Date: 15 October 1944
  • Date: 17 October 1944
  • Date: 19 October 1944
  • Date: 22 October 1944

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Events

Event Location Date Description
Sanatorium, MS 39114, USA

Other

Assigned to the 466th BG

Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK 1944-10-01

Born

Simpson County, MS, USA 1922-01-21

Enlisted

Miami Beach, FL, USA 1943-02-22

Died

Picayune, MS 39466, USA 1992-03-27

Buried

Picayune, MS 39466, USA 1992-03-30 New Palestine Cemetery Picayune Pearl River County Mississippi, USA Plot: City Sec. C, Row 3

Revisions

Date7 Aug 2018 10:35:14
Sources

David Bridgers' entry in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 56

Date17 Sep 2016 02:14:24
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives - Letter and flight logs received from Mrs. Charles E. Walker - 1 June 1995

Date30 Nov 2014 23:44:37
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date28 Nov 2014 16:55:43
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:23
ContributorAAM
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 & Brassfield, page 331

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