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W.P. Follis

Military

Service

People

  • Amos Sharretts

    Military | First Lieutenant | 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 New Mexico, USA 27 October 1922
Enlisted Santa Fe, NM, USA 23 October 1942
Lived in Curry County, NM, USA 1943
Died Clovis, NM, USA 3 August 1971
Buried Clovis, NM, USA 6 August 1971

Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery
Clovis
Curry County
New Mexico, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2015 01:01:38 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, firstname, nickname, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:40 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 345

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