Rank and Name, Major Archibald Dean Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Company, US Air Force, Pacific.
AAFBU ( Army Air Force Base Unit)
Is a unit that operated an airfield and supported the bomb group(s) or fighter group(s) that were located there.
Archibald is born approx. on Sep. 24, 1918 in Woodbury, Iowa.
Father, Charles J. Anderson.
Mother, Pearl M. (Corker) Anderson.
Daughter, Lilian J. Anderson.
Archibald enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-429261.
Archibald ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane C-87 were,
Maj. Francis E. Savage Pilot
1st Lt. Jack M. West Co Pilot
Maj. Archibald D. Anderson Navigator
T/Sgt. Steve Geist Radio Operator
M/Sgt. Douglas O. Anderson Engineer
Pfc. Arthur Ofner Asst. Engineer
Lt. General M.F. Harmon Passenger
Br. General James R. Andersen Passenger
Colonel William L. Ball Passenger
T/Sgt. Charles McIrney Passenger
Archibald died no record on Feb. 26, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Archibald is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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