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Ernest H Vickers Jr


Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. 2 planes collided over England



  • Archibald Williams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. Collided with 'Glad to See Ya' over England

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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


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
Lived in Detroit, MI, USA 1942

35 Farrand Street

Died Gooderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE33, UK 16 September 1944
Buried 21 September 1944

Plot F Row 1 Grave 9
Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge, England


Date Contributor Update
11 August 2016 18:19:23 A. van Erp Changes to awards and events

Date Contributor Update
15 July 2016 02:45:04 466thHistorian Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2015 16:57:24 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix, service number, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:12 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Chronology Supplement, Attlebridge Arsenal p. 46, p 265. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia