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  • James Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Basnett

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group
    Son of Thomas M. Basnett and Gladys M. Salas Basnett; husband of Lanola Basnett who was affectionately known as Puz. ...

  • Robert Stockwell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    Robert Edmond Stockwell was born in Nevada July 26, 1917 and grew up in Indianapolis. He was married with one daughter. In civilian life he was employed by Switzer-Cummins. ...

  • Richard Wheeler

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

Units served with


Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 5 March 1920
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands 16 September 944
Enlisted Rantoul, Illinois 16 September 1940

Chanute AAF

First 416th BG Combat Mission Bernay, France 4 March 1944
Died 14 April 1949
Buried Justice, Illinois 17 April 1949

Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleums
Justice, Cook County, Illinois, USA


Date Contributor Update
29 March 2021 19:15:36 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations