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James V Grace

Military

Service

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

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 Missouri, USA 25 October 1923
Lived in Broome County, NY, USA 1943
Enlisted Binghamton, NY, USA 25 March 1943
Assigned to the 466th BG Kearns, UT 84118, USA 26 November 1943
Died Oregon, USA 29 May 1989
Buried Williamette National Cemetery 1 June 1989

Williamette National Cemetery
Portland, Oregon
Plot D, 0, 6023

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 21:17:56 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

corrected cemetery connection

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2017 18:41:59 466thHistorian Changes to events
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2017 18:41:27 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=3244621
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/713248/james-vincent-grace
466th BG Archives - Official Orders

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