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Anderson, Bill E.

Rank and Name, Private Bill E. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 5307th Composite Unit. (Merrill’s Marauders).

Merrill’s Marauders

Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) or Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number.


Bill is born approx. on 1924 in Indiana.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Ralph enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 15382513.


Ralph was KIA during the fights over Myitkyina, Burma on June 14, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Ralph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at New Harmony Cemetery, Prairieton, Vigo County, Indiana, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.marauder.org/history.htm

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

His Unit 5307th Composite Unit (Merrill's Marauder)
Myitkyina 1944
Myitkyina 1944
Myitkyina 1944
Myitkyina 1944
His rank Private