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Lane Arrington Jr

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Gordon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50368 Delores Jean

    B-24 Liberator

  • 42-95067 Troublemaker

    B-24 Liberator
    This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.

  • 44-40357

    B-24 Liberator

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 New York, USA 1923
Lived in Waynesville, NC 28786, USA 1930
Enlisted 10 December 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 29 November 1944 – 18 April 1945

29 missions

Lived in Waynesville, NC 28786, USA 2003

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2016 01:22:31 466thHistorian Changes to suffix, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://wwii-army.mooseroots.com/l/994278/Lane-Arrington-Jr

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:06 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 & Brassford, page 343

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