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.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/