Irbin Stephen Bailey

Military

Object Number - UPL 6364 - Crew #474 - 466th BG - 784th BS Bigby Parrott Crew Standing Left to Right: Bigby Parrott (P), Eugene Drebert (N), Regis O'Rourke (RN), Fred...

Co-Pilot on Crew #566/474 the Bigby Parrott Crew. Flew several missions as a lead 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 784th Bomb Squadron 785th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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
Griffin, GA, USA Rt. 4 Griffin, GA

Born

Georgia, USA 1923-07-10

Enlisted

Miami, FL, USA 1943-02-01

Died

Griffin, GA, USA 1998-07-22

Buried

Spalding County, GA, USA Ringgold Baptist Church Spalding County Georgia, USA

Revisions

Date13 Apr 2015 00:58:13
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date28 Nov 2014 15:31:43
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date28 Nov 2014 15:30:43
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Archives

Date27 Sep 2014 18:13:27
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 & Brassford, page 343

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