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Clifford Coates



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 12 September 1917
Lived in Fairfield, TX, USA 1942
Died Fairfield, TX, USA 2 April 1986
Buried Fairfield, TX, USA 6 April 1986

Lake Chapel Cemetery
Freestone County
Texas, USA


Date Contributor Update
23 May 2017 19:25:12 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events

466th BG Official Orders dates 26 November 1943

Date Contributor Update
15 September 2016 19:13:07 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events and unit associations

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2015 04:18:07 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian