|Pilot 1st Lt. Robert Edmond Bishop, O-21059 (MIA / KIA) MI
Gunner Pfc Richard L. Parrow, 487825 (MIA / KIA) MA
MIA January 17, 1944
Built by Douglas. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN).
Assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC). Assigned to squadron VMSB-341. No known nickname or nose art.
On January 17, 1944 took off from Munda Airfield on New Georgia on a bombing mission against Rabaul. When this aircraft failed to return, it was officially listed as Missing In Action (MIA).
Bishop was officially declared dead on January 15, 1946. He is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Robert Edmond Bishop
American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) - Richard L. Parrow
1Lt Robert Edmond Bishop
PFC Richard L Parrow
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January 5, 2018