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John Anthony Michael Jr.

Military

Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel.

Service

People

  • John Burke Michael

    Civilian
    John Burke Michael is the son of Major John Anthony Michael Jr., who was the Group Communications Officer for the 466th Bomb Group at Attlebridge. ...

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...

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Texas, USA 28 October 1918
Lived in Fort Worth, TX, USA 1943

110 West Hattie Street

466th BG Overseas Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, UK March 1944 – May 1945
Lived in Fort Worth, TX, USA 1975

7253 Ellis Road

Died Fort Worth, TX, USA 7 November 1997
Buried Fort Worth, TX, USA 10 November 1997

Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2018 16:04:27 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details 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 348;
- 466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2018 23:58:11 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2018 23:53:06 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/67956256/john-anthony-michael
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/156904331/John-A-Michael
Officers of Attlebridge booklet - page23
Roster of Officers at Attlebridge - 10 May 1945

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