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William Harold LeFebve

Military

Born in Chicago, Ill. and entered active service 4 Jan. 1943 and discharged 31 August 1945.

Service

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

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, IL, USA 27 April 1913
Inducted into the US Army Fort Sheridan, IL, USA 28 December 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2017 17:59:28 Lucy May Changes to events and place associations
Sources

Added map pins from existing information in the record.

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2017 00:54:36 skip Changes to firstname, nickname and awards
Sources

My father discharge papers

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2017 00:47:45 skip Changes to surname, middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography and place associations
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From my father discharged papers

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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 347

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