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Sheldon L Adler


B-24H #41-29439. Crashed at Lioncourt, near St. Quentin, FR, on return from gas trucking mission to St. Dizier, FR. Crew of six all KNO. All received a group burial at the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery.



  • Marshall Lewis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Plane crashed near St. Quentin, France while hauling fuel. ...

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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 New York, NY, USA 1925
Lived in New York, NY, USA 1942

37 Fort Washington Avenue

Died Saint-Quentin, France 29 September 1944
Buried Lemay, MO, USA 1948

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 82, Site 125


Date Contributor Update
13 November 2021 19:08:19 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" - "Jefferson" was misspelled.

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2016 00:23:43 466thHistorian Changes to service number and biography

"Second Air Division" - Turner Publishing

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2016 04:08:45 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:05 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Supplement, Unit History.; Losses of the 8thAF, vol.4 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia