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Lovell Eugene Baker jr

Military

Retired from the USAF as a Major after also serving tours in Korea and Vietnam.

Service

People

  • Elmer Homburg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    One of the few flying officers to wear glasses during his tour. Flew 25 missions before the end of hostilities

  • Ambrose Lucidi

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

  • Hollis Neal

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

  • Charles Rieker

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

  • Edward Tokarsky

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 863

    4 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 Wood, VA 24250, USA 27 February 1924
Lived in Marion Junction, AL 36759, USA 1943

RFD 2

Enlisted Keesler Air Force Base (BIX), Biloxi, MS 39534, USA 31 March 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 2 March 1945 – 18 April 1945
Died Montgomery, AL, USA 29 January 1993
Buried Montgomery, AL, USA 1 February 1993

Greenwood Cemetery
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
Plot: 4 Old Rugged Cross

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2016 03:30:14 466thHistorian Changes to awards, events and aircraft associations
Sources

"Second Air Division" - page 169

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2015 00:26:40 466thHistorian Changes to suffix and nickname
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2015 00:26:17 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, nickname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian
findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:22 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 & SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 200

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