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Ronald Joseph Arbaugh




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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron


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 Zanesville, OH 43701, USA 1924
Lived in Summit County, OH, USA 1943
Enlisted Akron, OH, USA 8 April 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 8 October 1944 – 21 April 1945

31 combat missions

Died Zanesville, OH 43701, USA 1 May 1993
Buried Zanesville, OH 43701, USA

Woodlawn Cemetery


Date Contributor Update
22 November 2017 01:39:36 466thHistorian Changes to events and aircraft associations

"Attlebridge Arsenal" Brassfield & Wassom - page 31
"Attlebridge Notes" - 1976 Register

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2016 20:25:23 466thHistorian Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2016 03:14:13 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events

"Second Air Division" - page166

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2015 02:53:49 466thHistorian Changes to firstname, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:40 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 197