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Arthur J Dyson

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Bieber

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Walter Bowen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-24 #42-95361 'Glad to See Ya'

  • John Howard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilotage Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew missions to France in September 1944 hauling gasoline to Patton's troops. Flew 30 combat missions, the last ten as navigator on a lead crew. Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon w/ 4 Battle Stars

  • William Hunter

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Daniel McDermott

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Nesius

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group

  • Harold Ruth

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • F Sullivan

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Svobodny

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • A Wells

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 863

    4 March 1945

  • 894

    18 March 1945

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milford, MA, USA 15 June 1923
Lived in Casper, WY, USA 1943

1332 South Cherry Street

Died Amarillo, TX, USA 13 November 2007

Arthur James Dyson, 84, of Amarillo died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007.

Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. today in St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in the church with Monsignor Joseph Tash as celebrant. Burial will be at 11:30 CST Monday in Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Mr. Dyson was born June 15, 1923, in Milford, Mass., to Edgar James and Isabel Louise Dyson. He grew up in Casper, Wyo., and graduated from high school in Casper in 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1942, graduating from pilot training in February 1944. He flew 35 missions as a B-24 pilot in the 8th Air Force stationed in England.

He married Eva K. Frisch in 1949. She preceded him in death in 1985.

He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1951 and worked as a petroleum engineer in Texas, Louisiana and the Rocky Mountains until he retired in 1985. He had been a resident of Amarillo since 1982. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, Knights of Columbus, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Association of Drilling Contractors. He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.

He married Margaret M. Heberling in 1996.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gordon E. Dyson; a sister, Gladys E. Dyson; and his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret; a son, Tony Dyson and wife Denise of Littleton, Colo.; three stepchildren, Raymond Heberling, Robert Heberling and Teresa Hunt and husband Dennis, all of Amarillo; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Buried Fort Logan, Denver, CO, USA 20 November 2007

Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 June 2015 21:33:59 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2015 02:03:36 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2015 02:02:06 466thHistorian Changes to events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 345

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