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Parkman Willard Davis

Military

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

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • 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

    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

Aircraft

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....

Events

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 https://www.findagrave.com

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

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

Revisions

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
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/87073184
https://www.fold3.com/image/310770623
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https://www.fold3.com/page/641407905/parkman-w-davis
https://www.fold3.com/record/83502315/parkman-w-davis-wwii-army-enlistme...
https://www.fold3.com/record/529918418/parkman-w-davis-american-battle-m...

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

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

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