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George Goodhand

Military

Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-24 #42-51331 with no name and 'Glad to See You'.

Service

People

  • 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

    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 Brooklyn, NY, USA 1925
Died Gooderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE33, UK 16 September 1944
Buried 21 September 1944

Plot F Row 2 Grave 86
Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge, England

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2016 01:41:53 466thHistorian Changes to biography
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
15 July 2016 02:23:35 466thHistorian Changes to biography and events
Sources

http://453rd.blogspot.com/2010/01/silent-yokum.html

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2015 16:14:08 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2015 13:05:43 apollo11 Changes to events
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Information correct as far as I am aware.

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2015 13:03:50 apollo11 Changes to events
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Information correct as far as I am aware.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

466th BG Combat Chronology Supplement, Attlebridge Arsenal p. 265 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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