SSgt Billy Joe Brown

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updated 14 December 2019

498th Bomb Group (VH), 873rd Bomb Squadron
AIRCRAFT
COMMANDER
B-29 SERIAL NUMBER
NICKNAME
FISHER
42-24611
Little Joe

 

14 May 1922 - 20 June 1945

source
Honor States

SSgt Brown was executed by beheading and his remains were never identified.

His name appears in the Courts of the Missing,
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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Memorial Certificate from ABMC

Additional details can be found at the Mansell POW web site
and Find-A-Grave.

His name appears in the Seibu Army District Report at the bottom of this page

 

Find-A-Grave

source : Scott Muselin

 

source for the above documents:
Individual Deceased Personnel File
Roy Wall

Page from SSgt Brown IDPF with stations
he was located in the US 1943 - 1945

 

Seibu Army District Report
Page 15

Source: POW Research Network Japan

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