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Billie B Brown




  • Frank Gyory

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Billie Brown crew. 30 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg 29-Jul-44 in B-17 43-37870; Hit by flak and belly landed. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 7818 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

  • 42-97201

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/2/44; Kearney 27/2/44; Grenier 20/3/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-J] Grafton Underwood 31/3/44; t/o training mission 22/7/44 with Fred Griggs, Co-pilot: Frank Gyory, Navigator: Gordon Hermanford, InsP-Chas Hale, Flight engineer/top...


Event Location Date
Last Duty Date 28 July 1944


Date Contributor Update
21 October 2015 14:13:49 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, highest rank, role and events

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:37 AAM AAM ingest

AAIR 44-07-22-524 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database