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Ray Herman Henry Otto

Military

Service

People

  • John Graef

    Military | Captain | Pilot; Assistant Group Operations Officer | 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
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

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 Pierce, Nebraska 2 June 1923
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 4 August 1944 – 16 February 1945

Completed a 30 mission combat tour

Died Norfolk, Nebraska 11 December 1945

Was found dead in a car, a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning. Of the two other passengers in the car, one died and one survived.

Enlisted Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce, NE 15 December 1945

Prospect View Cemetery
Pierce, Pierce Co., Nebraska
USA
Plot 734

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2019 02:36:18 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44552634

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/151929864/person/242049...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:59 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 DIARY by Wassom & Brassfield, page 349

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