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Billy L Williamson


Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4128745. Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Fred Parker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 733BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Brunswick in B-24 41-28745; shot down 8-May-44, Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 4590 Awards: PH.

Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 733rd Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28745 The Bold Sea Rover

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 486BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 733BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Brunswick. Shot down flak went down 2km west of Salzdahlum, four chutes seen, one on fire 8-May-44. 3 x POW, 7 x KIA. MACR 4590.


Event Location Date
Born Richmond, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 May 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:40 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4590 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database