William B Cox

Military

Shot down 21 November 1944 in A/C #43-38107, Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Hollland 21 November 1944

Revisions

Date17 Jul 2020 19:40:40
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10404 / MACR 10404, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database