Sherman, John Junior

Individual Personnel Data
Name Sherman, John Junior   
Rank Corporal / Sergeant
Serial Number 33679930   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 SPecial Orders #226 dated 15 November 1944
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Reported missing on MACR 11128 (48.071 MB)
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, New York: Section F, Site 4062
Related Documents MACR 11128 (48.071 MB)




Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
CREWMEMBER POSITION RESULTS
2nd Lt. Champ, Arthur DexterPilotKIA
2nd Lt. Williams, Charles LeRoyCo-pilotKIA
1st Lt. Greenfield, Sidney LNavigatorFCMEW
2nd Lt. Chidley, Jack RamonBombardierPOW
SGT. Foretich, Gerald FabianRadio Operator / GunnerPOW
SGT. Penrose, Rodney (NMI)Engineer / Top Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Sherman, John JuniorBall Turret GunnerKIA
CPL. Borgeson, Wesley Clifton, "Wes"Tail GunnerPOW
SGT. Love, Robert LeroyFlexible GunnerKIA

Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 3 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
231 27 November 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Offenburg, Germany
Ball Turret 43‑38673 Combat Mission Credit
Hot camera ship.
Sortie Report
232 29 November 1944 Target: Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Misburg, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑6109 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
233 30 November 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Zeitz, Germany
Ball Turret 44‑8409 Combat Mission Credit
Received a direct flak burst and exploded in vicinity of primary target after bombs away; four chutes emerged; crashed near Wuppertal, Germany; MACR 11128
Sortie Report

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