Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Joseph John Anthony.
Unit/Placed in, 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Joseph is born approx. on 1922 in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Joseph enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 12094065.
Joseph ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Walter W. Davis Pilot
2nd Lt. James X. Rawley Co Pilot
1st Lt. John A. Bambrick Navigator
1st Lt. Stanley R. Foreman Bombardier
T/Sgt. Victor C. Vandoorne Engineer
S/Sgt. R.T. Buck Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Gerald G. Billings Radio Operator
T/Sgt. Walter J. Taylor Jr. Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Charles J. Wolf Gunner
S/Sgt. Melvin B. Miller Gunner
S/Sgt. Joseph J. Anthony Gunner
Joseph was KIA when after the mission they came in bad weather, and came in a Mid Air Collision with a other plane from the bomber Group on Aug. 25, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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