484th Bombardment Group

484th Bombardment Group (HMYOJ)

Location: Riverside, OH 45431 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 46.717', W 84° 6.759'

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Commanding Officer Colonel William B. Keese

— Deputy Commanding Officer Lt. Colonel Chester C. Busch —

The 484th Bombardment Group (Heavy) comprised of the 824th, 825th, 826th, 827th Squadrons, assigned to the 49th Bombardment Wing, 15th Air Force, flew the B-24 Liberator Bomber in 208 Combat Missions from April 1944 to May 1945 from its airfield at Torretta, Italy (Cerignola), attacking oil refineries, oil storage plants, heavy industry, and communications in Southern Europe. The Group received two Presidential Unit Citations for actions on 13 June 1944 and 21 August 1944. The Group's insignia was a red bow tie. This plaque commemorates the Group's achievements during World War II and honors all the men assigned to the 484th Bomb Group.

Installed by the 484th Bomb Group Association, Dayton, Ohio, 15 September 1995
Year Placed1995
Placed By484th Bomb Group Association
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:33pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747276 N 4407174
Decimal Degrees39.77861667, -84.11265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.717', W 84° 6.759'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 43.02" N, 84° 6' 45.54" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 504 Spaatz Cir, Riverside OH 45431, US
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