1Lt Robert J. Billingsley 0-697387 of Seattle, WA . flew as co-pilot on the 1Lt Joseph W. Parks Crew with the B-24 Liberator 44thBomb Group, 68 Bomb Squadron out of Shipdam, England, Station 115, APO 558. On April 27th, 1944 while flying a bombing mission to Moyenneville, France, Lt Billingsley was injured by flak and received the Purple Heart.... Bob Billingsley was born on October 6th, 1921 in Washington State and died at the young age of 44 on October 13, 1965. He is buried at Green Acres Memorial Park, Scottsdale, Maricopa County in Arizona.
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...
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Joined Sqd 4/21/44. WIA 4/27/44 (Mayenville). DS to Oxford 6/13/44. Suspended from flying 1/22/45. Completed tour 2/6/45. Trans/70th RD 2/6/45. Pilot: Duerell.