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Antone, Ferris J.

Rank and Name, Corporal Ferris J. Antone.

Unit/Placed in, 93rd Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Ferris is born approx. on 1920 in Missouri.

Mother, Mary Antone.

Brother(s), Dewey Antone.

 

Ferris enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 17034700.

 

Ferris ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,

Major           Harold Willisie                  Pilot

Capt.            Clyde H. Webb Jr.              Co Pilot

1st Lt.          Seth A. Ford

2nd Lt.          Philip P. Bruce

Corp.            Ferris J. Antone

Pvt.              Harold W. Davis

Sgt.              John Kominicki

Sgt.              Carl F. Roberts

Pvt.              Raymond B. Weeks

Ferris was KIA on the mission when they were hit by Anti-Aircraft and crashed in the bay on Aug.26, 1942, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Ferris is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/19th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

93rd Bomber Squadron
19th Bomber Group
B-17
Airfield Singosari, Java
His rank Corporal