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Andersen, James Roy

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.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

B-24 transformed to transportplanes
Henderson Field, Guadacanal
Legion of Merit
James Roy Andersen
His rank Brigadier General