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Grady H Wesson




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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...

  • 786th 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
Born Waterloo, AL 11 March 1925
Lived in Florence, AL March 1943
Enlisted McClellan, Anniston, AL 36201, USA 30 June 1943
466th BG Combat Tour RAF Attlebridge 12 December 1944 – 25 April 1945

Completed 31 combat missions

Died Lauderdale County, AL, USA 2 June 1991
Buried Waterloo, AL 6 June 1991

Richardson Cemetery
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA


Date Contributor Update
07 September 2020 21:38:37 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and events
"Attlebridge Arsenal" - Brassfield & Wassom, page 227

Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 21:25:46 466thHistorian Changes to service number and events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
22 December 2014 01:07:18 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:39 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, page 331