Skip to main content
Edit entry 

John S Hubley

Military

MACR 7381. B-24 AC # 41-29387 'THE SNARK'. AC put through violent actions to avoid flak on mission on 8 Aug 1944. 4 crewman bailed out and were captured. Remaining crew returned to England, but forced to crash land at Manston. RTD.

Service

People

  • Duane Kinsey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Completed 36 combat missions ...

Show more

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

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...

  • Manston

    Military site : airfield
    Built for Royal Naval Air Service use in the First World War, it was both an RAF and Fleet Air Arm base from 1918-50, and after the war a USAF Strategic Air Command base from 1950-51, a United States Air Forces Europe base from 1950-58, an RAF station...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 27 March 1922
Lived in Glendale, CA, USA 1943

537 Raymond Avenue

Died Illinois, USA 1 March 1985
Buried Glen Ellyn, IL, USA 4 March 1985

Forest Hill Cemetery
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Grave 4 -- Lot 635 -- Section 8

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 20:13:57 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

466th BG Archives - Report on Mission No. 146, Neunkirchen, Germany - 30 November 1944
NARA Research provided by Brad Sullivan
466th BG Archives - List of officers present at Attlebridge 10 May 1945

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2015 17:26:50 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank and events
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2015 02:21:46 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Supplement, Attlebridge Arsenal / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7381 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share