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Robert D Handley


Completed a 30 combat mission tour with the Amos Sharretts Crew - Crew #718. Then served at 787th BS HQ as Squadron Bombardier



  • Amos Sharretts

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 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 26 May 1918
Lived in Reno, NV, USA 1942

620 Nixon Avenue

Died Reno, NV, USA 20 August 1958
Buried Reno, NV, USA 24 August 1958

Mountain View Cemetery
Washoe County
Nevada, USA


Date Contributor Update
24 December 2014 03:45:39 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:07 AAM AAM ingest

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 & Brassfield, page 346