YARBROUGH, WILLIAM P. Jr.
REMAINS RETURNED

Name: William P. Yarbrough Jr.
Rank/Branch: O4/United States Navy
Unit: VA 85
Date of Birth: 25 May 1923
Home City of Record: Abilene TX
Date of Loss: 19 January 1967
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 195800 North  1055200 East
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action
Category: 2
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: A6A, Tail #151590
REFNO: 0575
Other Personnel in Incident: A;llen Brady, returnee

Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK 06 April 1997 from one or more of the
following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with
POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews.

REMARKS: PROBABLY DEAD

SYNOPSIS: William Yarbrough and Pilot Allen Brady were flying an A6A near
Thanh Hoa when their aircraft received Anti-Aircraft Artillery fire damage.
Both ejected, but observers atated that the "streamers" on Yarbrough's
chute did not open. Allen Brady was captured.

William Yarbrough was on the 69 list of PW's per the bracelet organization
"VIVA" (Voices in Vital America). The organization began with family members
of POW and MIAs.

Allen Brady  came home on March 14, 1973 after five years in captivity.

On August 14, 1985, William Yarbrough remains were returned to the United
States.