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Baggett, Sidney Lanier

Rank and Name, Sergeant Sidney Lanier Baggett.

Unit/Placed in, 320th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Sidney is born approx. on 15 June 1921 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Father, Oscar G. Baggett.

Mother, Lutie E. (Daniel) Baggett.

Brother(s), William L. Oscar R. Al D. and Claude T. Baggett.


Sidney enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 38187519.


Sidney‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24  were,

Captain        Lawrence N. Smith            Pilot

1st Lt.           George M. Dempster          Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Harry M. Stoll                   Navigator

1st Lt.           Kenneth E. Twitty             Bombardier

F/O.             Daryl M. Stewart               Observer

T/Sgt.          John H. Lenaghan             Engineer

T/Sgt.          Paul D. Waithe                  Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           William C. Gotcher             Gunner

S/Sgt.           Carl A. Canady                 Gunner

Sgt.              Sidney L. Baggett              Gunner

S/Sgt.           William H. Bundy              Tail Gunner

S/Sgt.           Mercy Rendon Jr.              Photographer

Sidney was KIA when after the Bomb drop they were attached and the engine’s and crewmembers got shot till they crashed at Karau, Papua New Guinea on 1 Dec. 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-40830.html


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

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


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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

320th Bomber Squadron
90th Bomber Group
Aerial-5mile drome (wards)
Sidney Larnier Baggett
His rank Sergeant
Smith Crew
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Nose-Art plane LOBO