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Gordon H Sinclair

Military

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Clinton Caverne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-24 #4252555 'Ol' Tom Cat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John MacDonald

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 785BS, 466BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 11-May-44 in B-24 41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice'. Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

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 Ohio, USA 1915
Lived in Winnetka, IL, USA 1941

228 Myrtle Avenue

Enlisted Chicago, IL, USA 21 March 1941
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 9 April 1944

KIA when his damaged aircraft was forced to ditch in the North Sea when returning from the 9 April 1944 mission.

Buried 1945

Tablets of the Missing
Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge, England

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 19:05:23 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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