Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Norman Eugene Andersen.
Unit/Placed in, 883rd Bomber Squadron, 500th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Norman is born approx. on Oct. 8, 1920 in New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Norma enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32626535.
Norman ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,
1st Lt. Theodore B. Holmes Pilot
2nd Lt. Gilbert G. Easton Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert C. Pope Navigator
2nd Lt. Alvis L. Sparks Bombardier
2nd Lt. Robert A. Sebring Engineer
Sgt. Ralph A. Lietz Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Charles L. Mohn Central Fire Control
Corp. Patrick J. Collins Right Waist Gunner
Sgt. Ellis B. Granger Left Waist Gunner
S/Sgt. Norman E. Andersen Radar Operator
Sgt. Robert E. Fisher Tail Gunner
Maj. John E. Gavin Passenger
Norman was KIA when they ditched the plane in the pacific, because they run out of fuel on March 8, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Norman is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.500thbombgroupb29.org/
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