Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Helmer J. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division “Red Star”.
Helmer is born approx. on 1911 in Minnesota.
Father, Carl Anderson.
Mother, Karen Anderson.
Parents born in Norway.
Sister(s), Alvilda and Inez Anderson.
Helmer enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 37030629.
Helmer was KIA at the fights over the Shimbu-Line on Feb. 27, 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Helmer 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 Eagle Cemetery, Eagle Township, Richland County, North Dakota, USA.
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