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Lawrence E Reber

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Donovan

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

  • Marvin Pinkerton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group

  • Glenn Schroeder

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Earl Smith

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Squadron Operations Clerk | 466th Bomb Group

  • Edward Waspi

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Walter Woods

    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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 667

    6 October 1944

  • 681

    17 October 1944

  • 683

    19 October 1944

  • 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 18 March 1921
Lived in Newton, KS, USA 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 6 October 1944 – 17 April 1945

14 missions with the 786th BS
13 missions with the 784th BS as a lead crew

Died Newton, KS, USA 19 January 1970
Buried Newton, KS, USA 22 January 1970

Greenwood Cemetery
Newton
Harvey County
Kansas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2020 03:43:40 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Formation Plan for 19 October 1944 - NARA

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2016 02:33:35 466thHistorian Changes to events and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - 18 March 1945 mission formation plan

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2016 23:40:08 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
23 May 2015 00:16:30 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:13 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 and Brassfield, page 350

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