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Anthony, Sherwood Thomas

Rank and Name, Corporal Sherwood Thomas Anthony.

Unit/Placed in, 823th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Medium.

 

Sherwood is born approx. on Oct. 16, 1924 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Robert T. Anthony.

Mother, Viola M. Anthony.

Sister(s), Thelma M. and Irene I. Anthony.

Brother(s), Wilbur R. Anthony.

 

Sherwood enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 33623110.

 

Sherwood ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

Capt.            William J. Peters Jr.          Pilot

2nd Lt.          Vernon A. Norris               Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Donald E. Kruse                Navigator

Sgt.              G. C. Hughes                     Radio Operator/Gunner

Corp.            Sherwood T. Anthony         Engineer/Gunner

Corp.            Robert W. Wehenmeyer      Armored Gunner

 

Sherwood was KIA when the plane glided in the water with the Bomb Bay doors still open, also got shot by the gathering gunboats on Nov 10, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Sherwood 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 Fairview Cemetery, Northampton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Thanks to,

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

Website,

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

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

823th Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
Pit Strip, Morotai
North American B-25
Squadrons
His rank Corporal