Old Buckenham: The 453rd Bombardment Group Museum

USAAF heritage site

Object Number - UPL 26005 - The entrance to the museum. The building was purpose built in 2016. The memorial to the 453rd BG (H) is behind this building.

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Detailed History

Opened 2016 in a new build funded privately by the owner of Old Buckenham airfield. The curator is James Clarey. See: http://www.oldbuck.com/en/museum/

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 733rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 735th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-769182
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: AO 748 823 / 6862108
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot/co-pilot

Revisions

Date11 Nov 2022 17:46:36
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USAAF Heritage site

Date16 Jan 2017 11:52:00
ContributorRob in Norwich
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'Old Buckenham' added at the beginning of the name so that it occurs in the alphabetical list under the letter 'o'. Rob edwards

Date9 Jan 2017 15:23:37
ContributorRob in Norwich
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Rob Edwards - correcting typo on original entry.

Date9 Jan 2017 15:13:50
ContributorRob in Norwich
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Museum details entered by Rob Edwards based on a visit to the museum on 7th January 2017.

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