Virginia Heroes

William John Bell

First Lieutenant, Army

Born: March 2, 1928
Hometown: Norfolk City
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: December 31, 1953
Died In: North Korea

First Lieutenant Bell served with the 34th Bombardment Squadron, B-26C aircraft # 44-35407 and was shot down over North Korea. He was listed on the Nielsen-Henderson List of Prisoners of War who were at Camp 2 and not exchanged during Operation Big Switch in 1953. He was presumed dead on December 13, 1953 and his remains have not been recovered.

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