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Julian Reeves Thompson

Military

Service

People

  • Malcolm Dike

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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

  • 41-29387 Snafu Snark

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24H, named SNAFU Snark, was an original 466th Bomb Group airplane. It flew combat missions from March 24, 1944 through August 8, 1944 when it crash landed at Manston emergency airfield, Kent, on it's return from a mission to Clastres, France. ...

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 Alford, FL, USA 9 September 1917
Enlisted Starke, FL 32091, USA 11 November 1942

Camp Blanding

Lived in Marianna, FL, USA 2000
Died Marianna, FL, USA 13 December 2003
Buried Alford, FL, USA 16 December 2003

Alford City Cemetery
Alford
Jackson County
Florida, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2015 02:51:07 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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