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Crew #640
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)



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron


  • Burns Byram

    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. ' ...

  • Carpenter


  • Richard Chaney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Served as lead navigator on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.

  • William Deal

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner

  • Lowell Halls

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Harry Hubbard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Squadron Ordinance Officer

  • Robert Moore

    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...

  • Arthur Parks

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Served as lead RO on crews of Robert C. Moore and Glen Alexander.

  • Porter Stratton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator

  • Harry Tootell

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer

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  • Attlebridge

    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...


Date Contributor Update
12 June 2015 19:59:58 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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