8 August, 1943 — Italy
434th Bomb Squadron of the 12th Bomb Group, B-25 Mitchells Medium Bombers in North Africa.
Leonard Billingsley Captain, U.S. Army Air Forces Service # O-376799 434th Bomber Squadron, 12th Bomber Group, Medium Entered the Service from: Oklahoma
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery
Nettuno, Italy Awards: Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Others KIA in 12th Bomb Group; LTC Wilbur H Wood;
******* Research below by 340th BG John Tokaz, son of Col Adolph "Tik" Tokaz*****Sgt Jacobs 434th, Aug 7 1943, Ponte Olivo, Sicily Lt Leonrad Billingsley 434th, Aug 7, 1943, Ponte Olivo, Sicily Lt Col Gordon E. Hall, Oct 1, 1943, Gerbini, Sicily GP Ops Ofc Lt Col Wilbur W. Woods, Oct 16, 1943, Gerbini, Sicily, GP Exec O Major Muska, Nov, 3, 1943, Foggia, Italy, PX Ofc