Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Roy S. Andersen.
Unit/Placed in, .408th Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group “Red Raiders” (Heavy)
Roy is born approx. on 1916 in Georgia.
Mother, Nina Andersen.
Sister(s), Hazel M. Andersen.
Brother(s), Marcus P. and Joseph Andersen.
Roy enlisted the service in New York with service number # 12120739.
Roy ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Robert C. Stone Pilot
2nd Lt. Nicholas W. Freije Co Pilot
1st Lt. Earl W. Blessing Navigator
1st Lt. Carroll G. Henry Bombardier
T/Sgt. Truman L. Livingston Engineer
S/Sgt. Robert J. Fritz Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Donald M. Meyers Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Roy S. Andersen Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. James E. Gilbert Gunner
S/Sgt. Robert E. Cicsell Gunner
Roy was KIA when the plane was hit an loosed a Engine and also attacked by fighters, the plane exploded and crashed on Oct. 10, 1944, 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.
Roy is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.22ndbombsquadron.com/index.html
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