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, effective 15 November 1944.
Duty Ball Turret Gunner
MOS611 - Aerial Gunner
Last Duty Date 30 November 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, New York: Section F, Site 4062
Additional Information
Promoted to Sergeant effective 20 November 1944 per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #229 dated 20 November 1944.
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 11128 (48.071 MB)
Photo Album:Crew Photo Album

Crew Composition When Assigned to the 384th BG
Replacement Combat Crew
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.
Sortie Report

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