Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Don Alpheus Anthony.
Unit/Placed in, , 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Don is born approx. on Dec. 14, 1920 in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.
Father, Paul B. Anthony.
Mother, Susan P. (Niel) Anthony.
Sister(s), Clara A. and Heleen A. Anthony.
Brother(s), Richard J. Mark A. Francis B. David N. and Paul B. Anthony.
Spouse, Geraldine M. (Bergia) Anthony.
Don enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-756146.
Don ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Don A. Anthony Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert D. Baker Co Pilot
2nd Lt. William C. Galton Navigator
2nd Lt. James H. Cuddy Bombardier
T/Sgt. Donald E. Carlson Engineer
S/Sgt. Ernst R. Raio Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Richard O’Brien Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Norman C. Echols Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Reynold B. Mooney Gunner
S/Sgt. Henry J. Hartman Aerial Gunner
Sgt. Hilary Gilbert Jr. Photographer
Don was KIA after the mission there was a short radio communication then there was never heard something off them on Aug. 10, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, United States Aviator Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Don is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at North Point Cemetery, North Point, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com