Capt Peter Woodbury Sherman

Capt Peter Woodbury Sherman

Birth
Bay Village, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Jun 1967 (aged 37)
Vietnam
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 30 Grave 632-RH
Memorial ID 91972923 · View Source
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In Loving Memory of ... Captain Peter Woodbury Sherman.
*** His aircraft crashed 45 miles off shore near Hon Me Island. His remains were recovered on January 16, 1991 and identified on April 29, 1991. Captain Sherman was a member of Attack Squadron 56, Carrier Air Wing 9 aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVAN-65). On June 10, 1967, he was the pilot of a Douglas Attack Aircraft Skyhawk (A-4C) over Nghe An Province, Vietnam when his aircraft crashed 45 miles off shore near Hon Me Island. His remains were recovered on January 16, 1991 and identified on April 29, 1991. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.


You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in me, your brother, sisters and those who knew you and loved you. You will live on because we remember you!


PETER WOODBURY SHERMAN - Navy - CAPT - O6
Age: 44
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth Aug 4, 1929 - Born M.., Mass.
From: BAY VILLAGE, OH
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married - Elizabeth Robinson Sherman. Sons, Paul Wilson Sherman and Peter Sands Sherman. Daughters, Ellen Sherman and Gail Sherman, all from Carmel, CA. Note: 22 year married Navy veteran. Parents: Father, Col. Frank James Sherman, (1902 - 1976) and Mother, Barbara Sands Sherman, (1903 - 1994), both of Captains Walk, Mass.

***** The Bay Village, Ohio Memorial Day Parade still passes Capt Sherman's "home of record" every Memorial Day - and his name is read, in remembrance, at Cahoon Park, just down the street.
Richard Ross
Bay Village Post - American Legion


CAPT - O6 - Navy - Regular
Length of service 22 years
Casualty was on Oct 17, 1973
In , NORTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND

Body was recovered
Panel 21E - Line 84


Captain Sherman was a member of Attack Squadron 56, Carrier Air Wing 9 aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVAN-65).

On June 10, 1967, he was the pilot of a Douglas Attack Aircraft Skyhawk (A-4C) over Nghe An Province, Vietnam when his aircraft crashed 45 miles off shore near Hon Me Island.

His remains were recovered on January 16, 1991 and identified on April 29, 1991.


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