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Eugene Clay Roberson

Military

Service

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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95592 Black Cat

    B-24 Liberator
    On 21 April 1945 B-24 Liberator "Black Cat" became the last heavy bomber to be shot down in the European Theatre of Operations. ...

Missions

  • 541

    11 August 1944

  • 696

    1 November 1944

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 Wayne Township, IN, USA 25 December 1919
Born
Lived in Temple, TX, USA 1942
Died St Paul, MN, USA 20 July 2000
Buried Minneapolis, MN, USA 23 July 2000

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis, MN
Section 14, Site 3017

Enlisted
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2016 00:49:55 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2016 00:49:06 466thHistorian Changes to events, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 02:23:00 466thHistorian Changes to events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2014 02:20:53 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, nickname, highest rank and role
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:21 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 ARSENAL by Wassom and Brassfield, page 350

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