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Carl O Atteberry

Military

Carl O Atteberry served with the 92nd Bomb Group. On 26 November 1943 he was flying a mission over Bremen in pilot First Lieutenant Bernard Makowski's crew. Their aircraft came under sustained attack and Atteberry died when his oxygen supply failed him, he fell unconscious and could not be revived.

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA 9 October 1921
Enlisted Evansville, IN, USA 21 September 1942
Died 26 November 1943
Buried Fairfield, IL 62837, USA

Maple Hill Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 August 2016 15:15:14 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

Findagrave record: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74976275

http://92ndma.org/missions/loss43n26.htm

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