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Horace F Hall

Military

Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #42-52584 'Worry Bird II', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Warren Allender

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4252584 'Worry Bird II. ' Killed in Action (KIA). 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...

  • 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...

  • Stalag Luft III

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA 13 October 1921
Enlisted Madison, Wisconsin 20 April 1942
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 27 March 1944 – 9 May 1944
Shot Down Hemeldonk, 2275 Lille, Belgium 9 May 1944
POW Stalag Luft III, Zagan, Poland 10 May 1944 – 1 May 1945

Stalag Luft III
(Dates are approximate)

Died La Puente, California 24 April 1997

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2021 17:30:08 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 22:33:37 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/50826942/person/2735401...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/178425758
Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom, page 28
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/display-partial-records.jsp?dt=466&sc=11675...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=3693&h=24863926...

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2015 17:33:29 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2014 01:55:31 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations and place associations
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466th BG HIstorian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4803 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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