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Richard Samuel Hulette

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Franklin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Franklin was appointed the rank of Flight Officer upon graduated Navigator School. He retired from the USAF with the rank of 1st LT. ...

  • Thomas Harrell

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 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...

  • 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 Middletown, OH 18 January 1918
Lived in Ashland, KY, USA 1930
Lived in Lexington, KY, USA 1939 – 1941

Football Player
University of Kentucky
Listed as a 6' 200 lbs. offensive lineman

466th BG Combat Tour RAF Attlebridge 21 July 1944 – 2 March 1945

35 combat missions

Died Lexington, KY, USA 16 May 1947

Killed by a drunk driver while working with a road construction crew on Paris Pike

Buried Lexington, KY, USA 19 May 1947

Lexington Cemetery
Section: 1
Lot: 99

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 May 2020 00:41:03 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/160816653/richard-samuel-hulette

Date Contributor Update
04 May 2020 00:37:29 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom, page 333
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/160816653/richard-samuel-hulette

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 15:36:07 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 15:30:46 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 July 2015 00:17:40 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, firstname, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:53 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 ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 346

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