1/Lt. William H. Barnes

(Dick Herbst via 55th FG Newsletter)

1/Lt. William H. Barnes

338th FS - 23 March 1945 - 06 September 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CL-O 44-63735

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
367 10 April 1945 Burg Airfield
Air Scores
Ground Scores
Score Detail 10 April 1945  FW-190 destroyed (ground) Burg
10 April 1945  (2)FW-190 damaged (ground) Burg
Notes ASN - 0-813110
23 March 1945 - Joined the 338th Fighter Squadron
13 May 1945 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant

Killed on 6th September 1945 whilst on occupation duty in Germany.
Crashed whilst flying P-51D CL-O 44-63735, 1/2 mile South of Thalhofen.

Memories "One of the sharp pilots in the Squadron.  Went to Ireland with Oates, Pierce, and myself."
Dick Herbst via 55th FGA Newsletter

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