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Crew #545
John W. Gerrity Crew
466th BG - 785th BS

Standing Left to Right: John W. Gerrity (P), Frank McGonagill (CP), Ligon Moore (N), Henry Heidtbrink (B)

Kneeling Left to Right: Leo J. Voelker (FE), Winfred Hart (R/O), Robert E. Finnerty (RWG), Lynn Etchison (TG), Carlo Galvagno (BTG)

This crew completed a 35 missin tour



  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • Lynn Etchison

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner

  • Robert Finnerty

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Right Waist Gunner

  • Carlo Galvagno

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

  • John Gerrity

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    35 missions flown, 7 August 1944 through 4 March 1945 AM, 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon, 6 Battle Stars

  • Winfred Hart

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    27 missions AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Werner Heidtbrink

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Frank McGonagill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Ligon Moore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator

  • Leo Voelker

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



Date Contributor Update
05 November 2014 00:45:19 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

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