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Parkman Willard Davis


Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) 16 April 1943

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.



  • Leon Packer

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    2 December 1942 while transporting navigators to a school in Oxfordshire, main landing gear retracted upon landing. All crewmembers survived on B-24 #41-23674. Later on April 16, 1943 Packer would crash land battle damaged B-24 #41-23847, "Yardbird",...

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....


Event Location Date
Born Newport, VT 1 February 1919

Son of Wayne Harrison and Derrie Davis.

Enlisted 9 January 1941

Rochester, New York

Based 1943 – 16 April 1943

Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Killed in action 16 April 1943

Deemed to be have been killed in action on 17 April 1944, according to

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer, France


Date Contributor Update
12 February 2021 14:12:22 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:01 AAM AAM ingest

ABMC, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 105 , Ted's Travelling Circus by Stewart p. 94 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia