Thomas John Anthony

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
Headshot of man in Air Force uniform looking directly at camera and smiling UPL 64836 UPL 64836 Thomas J. Anthony, Co-Pilot, 547th Bomb Squad, 384th Bomb Group
547th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group Grafton Underwood Thomas John Anthony On

Object Number - UPL 64836 - Thomas J. Anthony, Co-Pilot, 547th Bomb Squad, 384th Bomb Group

Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #119 dated 22 June 1944, effective 22 June 1944.  Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed Southwest of Munich, Germany in B-17 Miss Fitt #42-107064 Missing Air Crew Report #7553.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802726
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
Eleven men in Air Force uniform posed in two rows in front of a military airplane parked on grass.  Six men standing to the rear and five men kneeling in front.  Large canvas bags are on the ground.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12193753
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 547th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 33161618
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Fitt
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hell's Messenger
  • Unit: 2nd Strategic Air Depot 364th Fighter Group 544th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada Avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Silver Queen
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Royal Flush III
  • Unit: 547th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

McBain, Michigan, USA 30 October 1917

Other

Assigned

Grafton Underwood NN14, UK 22 June 1944 - 16 July 1944 Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 547th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #119 dated 22 June 1944, John R. Bennett Crew. 9 combat missions.

Died

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 16 July 1944

Buried/ Commemorated

Fort Recovery, OH 45846, USA Final Resting Place or Memorial: Saint Mary Cemetery, Fort Recovery, Ohio: Section A, Row 2

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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7553 / MACR 7553, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=… / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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