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Ross K English

Military

Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

People

  • Warren Allender

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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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...

  • 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 Erie, Pennsylvania, USA 22 December 1923
Lived in Erie, PA 1942

709 Brown Avenue

Enlisted Erie, PA 6 November 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 27 March 1944 – 9 May 1944

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Died 2275 Hemeldonk, Belgium 9 May 1944

English was KIA on his 9th mission when his B-24 was shot down by flak over Belgium

Buried Millcreek, PA, USA 1947

Laurel Hill Cemetery
Millcreek Township
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 15, 53, 4

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 22:57:10 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=4848229&...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3147&h=513505&t...
Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom, page 28

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2015 17:42:57 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
24 June 2015 02:14:29 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2014 02:04:33 466thHistorian Changes to service number, awards, events, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4803 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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