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Donald R Orebaugh

Military

Service

People

  • David Baron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Virginia, USA 16 December 1924
Enlisted Richmond, VA, USA 7 May 1943
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, UK 3 February 1945 – 18 April 1945

25 Combat Missions

Died Rockingham County, VA, USA 1 November 1982
Buried Harrisonburg, VA, USA 5 November 1982

Eastlawn Memorial Gardens
Harrisonburg
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2017 00:05:38 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=3984900
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Orebaugh&GSfn=Don...
http://death-records.mooseroots.com/l/115434113/Donald-Orebaugh
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Chris Brassfield & Earl Wassom - page 40

Date Contributor Update
04 July 2017 21:45:33 Tincanman66 Changes to surname and middlename
Sources

The individual identified as Donald H Orbaugh is actually My uncle Donald R Orebaugh From Bridegewater, Virginia.

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2015 02:00:52 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE DIARY by Wassom & Brassfield, page 349

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