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Harry F Faggetter




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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 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
Born Lomond, AB T0L, Canada 23 August 1918
Died Spokane, WA, USA 4 December 2004

Mr. Faggetter, who was born in Lomand, Alberta, died Sunday.

He graduated from Rogers High School in 1937. He served in the Army Air Force as a navigator during World War II. After returning to civilian life, he worked as an auto body repairman.

After retirement, Mr. Faggetter taught fly-tying in the Spokane Community College Extended Learning Program. He was also a longtime tour guide at the Spokane Fish Hatchery.

His hobbies included building muzzle-loaded rifles and bamboo fishing rods and tying fishing flies.

In 1986 he was honored as Fly Fisherman of the Year by the Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club.

Mr. Faggetter was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Spokane Falls Muzzle Loaders, Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club, Spokane Fishing Club, Liars Club and the Spokane Rifle Club

Buried Spokane, WA, USA 10 December 2004

Holy Cross Cemetery
Spokane County
Washington, USA


Date Contributor Update
11 January 2019 14:46:33 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations

Information taken from Edward Mello's Mission Book.

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 02:15:20 466thHistorian Changes to service number

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2015 19:24:09 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:22 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, p345