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Harold & Robert Sherd

Robert Sherd (died: 1947) Son of Leslie Marshall and Mildred Irene (Hoyt) Sherd of Fenwick.   Harold Leslie Sherd (1924-1947) Son of Leslie Marshall and Mildred Irene (Hoyt) Sherd of Fenwick.

Robert William Sherd (photo on left); served in the Navy during WWII. For his service on the USS Black, Robert earned the American Arena ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon, 1 silver star, 3 bronze stars, Victory Medal WWII and the Philippine Liberation medal. Bob and Harold were tragically killed in 1947 in a private plane crash on the family farm after having survived the horrors of WWII. It was 3 days after Bob's birthday and on Harold's birthday--a newlywed of 3 mos.

Plane crash

Courtesy of Sue Bates - Aug., 2006

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