Rank and Name, Private First Class Alger Buster Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 382nd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division “Deadeye”.
Alger is born approx. on March 10, 1913 in Sutherland, Nebraska.
Father, Samuel E. Anderson.
Mother, Eunice (Johnson) Anderson.
Sister(s), Eunice B. Alice W. and Philmore E. Anderson.
Brother(s), James V. and Howard B. Anderson.
Alger enlisted the service in Nebraska with service number # 37457057.
Alger was KIA during the fights after the landing in Leyte Gulf, Philippine on November 4, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alger is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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