Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant John B. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 394th Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group (Heavy).
John is born approx. on no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
John enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 0-926961.
John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. John B. Anderson Pilot
2nd Lt. Frederick J. Thimlen Co Pilot
2nd Lt. John E. Frost Navigator
2nd Lt. Jerome B. Bowen Bombardier
Pvt. Lee O. Hansen Engineer
Corp. J.C. Davis Jr. Asst. Engineer
Corp. Cyril J. Roland Radio Operator
Corp. Nicolo T. Fallacaro Asst. Radio Operator
Sgt. Nathan Chusid Gunner
Corp. George C. Spitzner Gunner
Corp. John N. Bordewick Photograph/Gunner
John was KIA on Nov. 22, 1944 the plane was in trouble, everybody bailed out (but probably drowned), he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air 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.
Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/5th_Bombardment_Group.html
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