44-13619 Williams Villian

Object Number - UPL 23352 - Lt. Harry H Barnes. 487th Fighter Squadron. P-51D 44-13619 HO-B "Williams Villian" (?misspell of Villain). Lt. Barnes was MIA on 13 August 1944 but...

Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Lost Failed to Return (FTR) skip bombing mission to Soissons, France hit by flak strafing a train 12-Aug-44 - Lt Robert W Graham belly landed POW. MACR 7602.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 352nd Fighter Group 487th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-612731
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 352nd Fighter Group 487th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-812749
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot, Pilot

Places

Aerial photograph of Bodney airfield, looking south east, the barrack sites are in the top centre of the image, 8 June 1945. Photograph taken by No. 542 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/369. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Royal Air Force Bodney

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

02200 Soissons, France 1944-08-12 Lost 12-Aug-44 - Lt Robert W Graham POW. MACR 7602.

Manufactured

Inglewood, CA, USA Built at North American.

Delivered

California, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Bodney, Thetford IP26, UK Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:43
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 7602 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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