Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 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...
This B-24 was stationed in Attlebridge and was named and flown by the Robert Harrington crew from June-August 1944. After Harrington was shot down in another aircraft, RC Greenwood piloted this B-24. It flew close to 100 missions in Europe.
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...
|Born||Arkansas, USA||2 September 1925|
|Lived in||Prairie County, AR, USA||1930|
|Enlisted||Fort Smith, AR, USA||27 July 1943|
|466th BG Combat Tour||Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK||29 November 1944 – 18 April 1945|
|Died||Coffeyville, KS 67337, USA||19 March 2006|
|Buried||Hot Springs, AR, USA||22 March 2006|
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
|05 July 2016 01:36:19||466thHistorian||Changes to service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations|
|27 September 2014 18:07:48||AAM||AAM ingest|
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, p 343