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Anthony, Joseph John

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

372nd Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Wakde Airodrome, Papua
His rank Staff Sergeant