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Bailey A Williams

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 479th Fighter Group

    479th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 479th was the last Fighter Group to join the Eighth Air Force, which they did on 14 May 1944. Known as "Riddle's Raiders", after their first Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Kyle L. Riddle, the Group flew escort and fighter sweep missions before D-Day....

  • 434th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-67822

    P-38 Lightning
    Built by Lockheed as a P-38J, field modified at Langford Lodge into a 'Droop Snoot*' configuration. ...

  • 44-14373 'Teddie 4' 'Skunk Chaser'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 434FS, 479FG, 8AF USAAF. Personal aircraft of Lt Bailey A Williams. Re-assigned to Lt Clifford W Bowers.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 March 2020 10:42:37 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname, role and events
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the 479th FG Yearbook, D790.G479, p 237

Date Contributor Update
14 March 2020 02:15:19 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

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

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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