Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant John A. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters, Philippine Department.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The th resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
TSgt. Anderson became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
John is born approx. on 1933 in Wisconsin.
Father, Clarence A. Anderson.
Mother, Clara (Beck) Anderson.
Sister(s), Nathalie A. Anderson.
Brother(s), James L. and Richard G. Anderson.
John enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 7031364.
John died (diphtheria) as a POW in Camp no record on Jan. 11, 1943, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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