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Robert D Villeneuve




  • Donald Purcell

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Capt. Donald Eugene Purcell, Pilot B24-H #418 ...

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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...

  • 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...


Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin 2 April 1921
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI 29 April 1942
Died South Bend, IN 24 November 1985
Buried Niles, MI 30 November 1985

Silverbrook Cemetery
Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA


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