Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Donald Vergil Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division “Winged Victory”.
Donald is born approx. on 1918 in Minnesota.
Father, John A. Anderson.
Mother, Ellen E. Anderson.
Brother(s), Gordon D. Anderson.
Donald enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 1302520.
Donald was KIA in the fights over Ridges from Rosario, Philippines on Jan. 18, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Infantry Combat Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Donald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to, http://www.43rd-infantry-division.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