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Wayne H Zierk


Ditched in the North Sea 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Clinton Caverne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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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...

  • 785th 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 Salinas, California, USA 1923
Lived in Solano County, CA, USA 1943
Enlisted Sacramento, CA, USA 24 February 1943
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 April 1944
Buried 1945

Tablet of The Missing


Date Contributor Update
28 August 2018 00:03:54 466thHistorian Changes to biography and events

"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom
page 174

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 03:17:33 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, person associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:12 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database