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James Franklin Abercrombie



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...

  • 61st Station Complement 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...


Event Location Date
Born Springfield, Missouri 8 February 1923
Enlisted Fresno, California 6 January 1943
Died Visalia, California 9 April 2001



Date Contributor Update
14 June 2019 00:35:14 466thHistorian Changes to biography and events

Chris Brassfield

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2019 04:04:34 466thHistorian Changes to role, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2019 19:20:37 Marcia466BG Changes to middlename

Social Security Application and Claims File

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2019 19:19:53 Marcia466BG Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, role, biography, events and unit associations

US Federal Census records; Social Security Application and Claims File; 466th Bomb Group Daily Reports, pg. 369.