Robert C. Moore Crew
466th BG - 784th BS
This crew's had originally been lead by Glen H. Alexander. Alexander was promoted to 786th BS Operations Officer and Robert C. Moore was assigned as Crew #460's pilot. Robert Moore had also been pilot of Crew #669.
Standing Left to Right: Carpenter (?), Frederick H. Veach (CP), Burns M. Byram (PN), Porter Stratton (RN), Richard Chaney (N), Arthur M. Parks (R/O)
Kneeling Left to Right: Robert C. Moore (P), Harry D. Tootell (FE), William J. Deal (TT), Harry E. Hubbard (784th BS Ordinance Officer), Lowell K. Halls (B)
The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator
After WW II, Burns completed medical school and became a doctor. He established his medical practice in Marengo, Iowa. He continued his interest in aviation, became a licensed pilot, and bought a P-51. He named his plane 'Tangerine. '
Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
Served as lead navigator on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
Military | First Lieutenant | Squadron Ordinance Officer
Military | Major | Pilot
Flew first combat mission as CP on another crew. Flew 5 gas missions and 11 combat missions with original crew. Was reassigned to the 784th BS in November 1944 to take over the lead crew of Glen Alexander who was assigned as Operations Officer of the...
Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
Served as lead RO on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.
Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
H2X equipped Lead Ship
Military site : airfield
Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...