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Donald August Horn

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  • 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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

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  • 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...

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Enlisted Newark, NJ 15 July 1921
Lived in Houston, TX February 1942

214 West 17th Street

Enlisted Houston, TX 5 July 1943
Died Harris County, TX 11 December 2007

Don Horn, a promient leader and liberal labor leader in the Houston area, was a longtime board member of the Harris County Hostital District. He was secretary-treasurer of the Harris County AFL-CIO for 30 years. He was in the news occasionally, especially during the PATCO strike in the early 1980's. Horn was named to the Texas Labor Hall of Fame in 2004. He was a Sunday school teacher at South Minster Presbyterian Church. And he was assistant scout master of Boy Scout Troop 60. His brother, Raymond Horn, was scoutmaster. Troup 60 was chartered to Riverside United Methodist Church of Houston, Texas.

Enlisted Webster, TX 14 December 2007

Forest Park East Cemetery
Webster, Harris County, Texas, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 September 2020 01:09:51 466thHistorian Changes to middlename and events
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https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44040_06_00...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/73195833/donald-august-horn

Date Contributor Update
06 September 2020 19:48:00 GeoHorn Changes to nickname
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Son of Donald A Horn

Date Contributor Update
06 September 2020 19:47:17 GeoHorn Changes to service number
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Son of Donald A Horn

Date Contributor Update
06 September 2020 19:40:31 GeoHorn Changes to role and awards
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Son of Donald A Horn

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2014 01:13:41 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:22 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn 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 347

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