Rank and Name, Corporal Wilbert Edmon Andersen.
Unit/Placed in, 161st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division “Tropical Lightning”.
Wilbert is born approx. on 1918 in Stevens, Montana.
Father, Anton M. Andersen.
Born in Denmark.
Mother, Emilie Andersen.
Brother(s), Carl and Walther Andersen.
Wilbert enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 39602050.
Wilbert was KIA in the attack on Bibilo Hill, New Georgia on Aug. 2, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Wilbert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.25thida.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