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Josiah H Child


Harvard Grad


Units served with

  • 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...

  • Headquarters (466th Bomb Group)

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...


Event Location Date
Born New Hampshire, USA 14 December 1901
Lived in Westwood, MA, USA 1910
Lived in Boston, MA, USA 1942

50 Beacon Street

Died Lutz, FL, USA 1 August 1979


Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 03:25:14 466thHistorian Changes to events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2015 21:41:34 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:37 AAM AAM ingest

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 and Brassfield, page 344