Rank and Name, Sergeant Richard F. Anthony.
Unit/Placed in, 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Richard is born approx. on 1922 in New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Richard enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32537181.
Richard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Clyde H. Houghton Pilot
2nd Lt. Verl K. Dolby Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Edward Grebas Navigator
2nd Lt. Martin Phillips Bombardier
S/Sgt. Jimmy W. Green Engineer
S/Sgt. Delmar C. Johnston Asst. Engineer
S/Sgt. Arthur Truman Radio Operator
Sgt. Nesbitt J. Pierce Asst. Radio Operator
Sgt. Richard F. Anthony Armored Gunner
Sgt. Dennis S. Falter Tail Gunner
Richard was KIA when before the Bomb drop the were attacked by a Japanese plane that dropped a Phosphorus bomb that exploded near the engine, wing broke and the plane crashed on Jan. 1, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Richard 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