Warren Malbrook Allender

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 28176 - Yearbook photo of Warren M. Allender Pilot - 466th BG Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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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 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37380320
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18109940
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-542110
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13134647
  • 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: O-681397
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: The Worry Bird II
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 787th Bomb Squadron

Missions

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

Hanover, Indiana, USA 1918-01-14

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Hemeldonk, 2275 Lille, Belgium 1944-05-09
Morristown, IN 46161, USA

Buried

Shelbyville, IN 1949-05-19 Forest Hill Cemetery Shelbyville Shelby County Indiana, USA Plot: Sec 3-Row 1-Group 3-East to West

Other

466th BG Combat Tour

Attlebridge Airfield, UK 1944-03-27 - 1944-05-09 Shot down and KIA on his 9th mission

Enlisted

New Albany, IN 1941-01-17

Revisions

Date12 Aug 2015 17:34:15
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date24 Jun 2015 01:57:39
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Dec 2014 01:50:22
Contributor466thHistorian
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466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:09
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4803 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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