Rank and Name, Brigade General James Roy Andersen.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Company, U.S. Air Force, Pacific.
James is born approx. on May 10, 1904 in Rancine, Wisconsin.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Esther K. (Hau) Andersen.
James enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 0-016407.
James ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-87 were,
Major Francis E. Savage Pilot
1st Lt. Jack M. West Co Pilot
Major A. D. Anderson Navigator
T/Sgt. Steve Geist Radio Operator
M/Sgt. Douglas O. Anderson Engineer
Pfc. Arthur A. Ofner Asst. Engineer
Lt. General F. M. Harmon Passenger
Br. General James R. Andersen Passenger
Colenel William Ball Passenger
T/Sgt. Charles McIrney Passenger
James died when nothing was heard from the plane on Feb. 26, 1945, he is honored with a Legion of Merit, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Brunswick Memorial Park, Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA.
And at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com