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Charles Emmitt Walker Jr

Military

Service

People

  • David Bridgers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Richard Garlichs

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Iurlano

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Served from 6 November 1944 to 10 March 1945. Flew 38 missions, but the crew were only credited with 35. One of the three was recalled after all the aircraft had taken off.

  • Herbert Leopold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zal_-ZkNqo

  • Bradley Saunders

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Lead Crew Pilot

  • Jack Starlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Van Dyke

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Andrew Van Slot

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    31 bombing missions, 4 gas hauls for Patton, Battle of the Bulge. Going overseas from Goose Bay, we had ice on the ailerones and went into a spin at 13,500. Pulled out at 3500. The ice finally broke with temp change. We were called back to Goose Bay....

  • Dewey Whisenant

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group

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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 678

    15 October 1944

  • 681

    17 October 1944

  • 683

    19 October 1944

  • 685

    22 October 1944

  • 688

    25 October 1944

  • 709

    10 November 1944

  • 746

    11 December 1944

  • 757

    23 December 1944

  • 761

    25 December 1944

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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 Simpson County, MS, USA 21 January 1922
Lived in Sanatorium, MS 39114, USA 1942
Enlisted Miami Beach, FL, USA 22 February 1943
Assigned to the 466th BG Attlebridge, Norwich NR9, UK 1 October 1944
Died Picayune, MS 39466, USA 27 March 1992
Buried Picayune, MS 39466, USA 30 March 1992

New Palestine Cemetery
Picayune
Pearl River County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: City Sec. C, Row 3

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2018 10:35:14 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

David Bridgers' entry in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 56

Date Contributor Update
17 September 2016 02:23:35 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix and events
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Walker&GSfn=Charle...
http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=900930

Date Contributor Update
17 September 2016 02:14:24 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, events, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - Letter and flight logs received from Mrs. Charles E. Walker - 1 June 1995

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2014 23:44:37 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2014 16:55:43 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, page 331

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