Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Vernon R Hayden




  • Elmo Maiden

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

Show more

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 Trumbull County, OH, USA 15 December 1917
Lived in Lawrence County, PA, USA 1942
Enlisted Cleveland, OH, USA 24 June 1943
Died Warren, OH, USA 30 April 1992
Buried Warren, OH, USA 3 May 1992

Pineview Memorial Park
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA


Date Contributor Update
16 August 2015 22:10:45 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
09 February 2015 03:34:23 466thHistorian Changes to events

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2014 02:13:16 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations and place associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:25 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 346