Skip to main content
Edit entry 

491st Memorial, Metfield

Other location

Detailed history

This memorial stands at the SW corner of Metfield Airfield.



  • Russell Baker

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/Mechanic/Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Chester Carr

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Engineer B-24 | 491st Bomb Group
    Chester Carr served in the US Army Air Corp during WWII. He was part of the original group and the Engineer aboard the B-24 Lambsey Divey 491st Bomb Group flying many bombing missions over France and Germany. He and his crew stood down when the Lambsey...

  • Alvin Dalke

    Military | Major | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group

  • Charles Getz

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Research & Development H-bomb and missiles. | 491st Bomb Group
    On 6 May 1995 Lt. Col. Getz was awarded the DFC for a special mission he had flown some 50 years earlier. He was at that time flying a P-51 with the 2nd Air Division, having previously flown a 31 mission tour with the 491st BG. He had retired from the...



Date Contributor Update
02 April 2015 16:52:51 usxpat Created entry with name, latitude, longitude, history and media associations