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Berten Oliver Bond




  • Robert Shelton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron



  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 857

    1 March 1945

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 New York, New York 2 April 1921
Enlisted New York, New York 19 January 1942

Enlisted in the National Guard. Transferred to the USAAF in August 1942

Lived in 15 February 1942

735 W. 183rd Street

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 5 October 1944 – 1 March 1945

Completed a 35 mission combat tour

Died Carrollton, Texas 27 December 1991
Buried East Lempster, New Hampshire 2 January 1992


Date Contributor Update
02 May 2022 17:25:51 466thHistorian Changes to events

Corrected dates in bio

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2022 23:20:26 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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