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Anderson, James E.

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant James E. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 820th Bomber Squadron, 41st Bomber Group (Medium).

 

James is born approx. on 1919 in Rhode Island.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

James enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 11044211.

 

James Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25  were,

2ndLt.          Charless A. GrossJr.           Pilot

2ndLt.          Junnie G. Carter               Co Pilot

2ndLt.          George M. Bourdon            Bombardier/Navigator

T/Sgt.          James E. Anderson            Radio Operator/Gunner

T/Sgt.          Nicole G. Gervasoni            Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Carl J. Adler                    Armored/Gunner

 

James was KIA when on mission over Maloelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, they were shot down by Enemy Fighters, on Jan. 15, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://41stbombgrp.com/

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

Website,

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

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

820th Bomber Squadron
41st Bomber Group
B-25
Hawkins Field, Tarawa
His rank Technical Sergeant