|Pilot Lt. Zack F. Lillard, O-105971 (MIA / KIA) TX
Shot Down November 22, 1944
Built by Grumman. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F6F-5 Hellcat bureau number 58638.
Assigned to the US Navy to USS Enterprise (CV-6) to squadron VF-20. No known nickname or nose art.
On November 22, 1944 took off from USS Enterprise (CV-6) on a mission against Yap. Over the target, hit by anti-aircraft over Yap and failed to return.
Officially declared dead on November 23, 1945. Memorialized at the court of the missing at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl).
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June 29, 2019