PlSgt Anthony Peter Malanowski, Jr

PlSgt Anthony Peter Malanowski, Jr

Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 27 Sep 1942 (aged 27)
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Son of Antoni Malanowski & Rozalia Polanowski Malanowski who resided in Baltimore, Maryland during the war.

Anthony served as a Platoon Sergeant, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in New Hampshire prior to the war.

Anthony was declared "Missing In Action" in the Solomon Islands during the war.

He was awarded the "Navy Cross" and the Purple Heart.

Service # 238894

He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Holy Rosary Cemetery, Dundalk, Maryland. For that record:
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( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


Anthony P. Malanowski
DATE OF BIRTH: January 31, 1914 PLACE OF BIRTH: Baltimore, Maryland HOME OF RECORD: Baltimore, Maryland Navy Cross AWARDED FOR ACTIONSDURING World War II Service: Marine Corps Rank: Sergeant Battalion: 1st Battalion Division: 1st Marine Division GENERAL ORDERS: SPOT AWARD (1942): Serial 0266a (SofN Signed April 23, 1943 CITATION: The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Sergeant Anthony P. Malanowski (MCSN: 238894), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism and conspicuous devotion to duty while serving with First Platoon, Company A, First Battalion, Seventh Marines, FIRST Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces near Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on 27 September 1942. With utter disregard for his own personal safety, Platoon Sergeant Malanowski, in the face of heavy machine gun, rifle and mortar fire, valiantly covered the withdrawal of his company, inflicting severe losses on the Japanese, until he, himself, was overrun and killed by the enemy. His heroic fighting spirit and unyielding loyalty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.

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  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56789570
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for PlSgt Anthony Peter Malanowski, Jr (31 Jan 1915–27 Sep 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56789570, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .