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Lewis L Barrett

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

Service

People

  • Paul Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Phillip Hammond

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed in channel in B-24 Gruesome Goose #4128747

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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

  • 41-28747 Gruesome Goose

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24H “Gruesome Goose” while on a mission to bomb Mourmelon-Sur-Marne Ammuniton Dump in France ditched over the Channel with the loss of all 10 on board. ...

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 Calhoun Falls, SC 29628, USA 1918
Lived in Abbeville County, SC, USA November 1941
Enlisted Fort Jackson, 5411 Leesburg Road, Eastover, SC 29044, USA 10 November 1941
Died France 12 August 1944

Shot Down, KIA

Buried Lemay, MO, USA 1948

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 82 SITE 14C

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2017 11:44:27 Lucy May Changes to service number, highest rank and events
Sources

Corrected service number from 37499930 to 34097849.
Source: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2016 00:35:39 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, person associations and place associations
Sources

"Second Air Division" - Turner Publishing

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2015 03:53:13 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2015 03:53:08 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7911 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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