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William F Wentz

Military

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • 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

    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

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 Waterloo, Iowa, USA 1916
Lived in Black Hawk County, IA, USA 1942
Enlisted Herrold, IA 50109, USA 21 October 1942

Camp Dodge

Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 April 1944
Buried 1945

Table of The Missing

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2015 03:13:13 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, role, awards, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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