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Luke John Finn



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...

  • Headquarters (466th Bomb Group)


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 Greenwich, CT, USA 25 August 1915
Enlisted Hartford, CT, USA 18 September 1942
Lived in Cos Cob, Greenwich, CT, USA 1945

44 Sinoway Road

Operation Home Run Attlebridge, Norwich, UK 1 June 1945

Flew home as a passenger on B-24 #44-50490 "Able Mabel" John Graef was the pilot, but the rest of the crew were the Elmer Anderson Crew

Died 23 March 1967
Buried East Farmingdale, NY, USA 27 March 1967

Long Island National Cemetery
East Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: 2D 0 150


Date Contributor Update
15 April 2018 02:53:24 466thHistorian Changes to role, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2015 00:51:40 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2014 04:32:41 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations

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