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Richard D Allbright


Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Dresden on 17 Apr 45 in B-17 'Old Miss Agnes' #4338001


Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38001

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 25/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG Lavenham 10/7/44; transferred 835BS/486BG [H8-B] Sudbury 27/10/44; 58m Missing in Action Dresden 17/4/45 with Dick Allbright, Co-pilot: Bob Miller, Navigator: Carl Runge,...

Associated Place

  • Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...


Event Location Date
Born Western Springs, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 April 1945


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:28 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 14197 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database