George H Parker

Military
Five airmen of the 466th Bomb Group at Attlebridge. Image via G Parker. Written on slide casing: 'Names: Hager, Skelton, Graves, Parker, Vermaz. Addlebridge [sic] 1944.' media-395555.jpg FRE 6735 Five airmen of the 466th Bomb Group at Attlebridge. Image via G Parker. Written on slide casing: 'Names: Hager, Skelton, Graves, Parker, Vermaz. Addlebridge [sic] 1944.' Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 6735 - Five airmen of the 466th Bomb Group at Attlebridge. Image via G Parker. Written on slide casing: 'Names: Hager, Skelton, Graves, Parker, Vermaz....

Had befriended Sir Eric Teichman who lived near the base at Honingham Hall. Major Parker was invited to pheasant hunt with Sir Eric on several occasions.



George Parker took many of the colour photographs of the 466th Bomb Group that are in the American Air Museum's Roger Freeman Collection.

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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

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

Born

Bloomington, IL, USA 25 December 1903

Died

Normal, IL, USA 22 November 2000

Buried/ Commemorated

Bloomington, IL, USA 25 November 2000 Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Bloomington McLean County Illinois, USA Plot: Section: 10 Lot: 40
Bloomington, IL, USA 102 South Mercer

Revisions

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ContributorLucy May
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Added connections to photos taken by George Parker.

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Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

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