- Chuck Johnston
Brother of Artie Bonillas, Freddie Bonillas, Gene Bonillas, Teddy Bonillas, Tiny Bonillas and Tony Bonillas.
Name: Billy Bonillas
Birth Name: William Barney Bonillas
Died: 1978-11-00 (Age:71)
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Los Banos, California, USA
Boxing Record: click
According to the January 3, 1924 Modesto Evening News, Billy Bonillas was one of thirteen brothers, at least five of whom boxed professionally; Freddie, Gene, Tiny, and Tony. Bonillas later served in the army during World War II, and was awarded a Purple Heart for his defense of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
- Fresno Bee, December 18, 1942 "Sport Thinks" (Purple Heart info)