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Anderson, John C.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant John C. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 864th Bomber Squadron, 494th Bomber Group (Heavy).


John is born approx. on 1923 in Michigan.

Mother, Gladys S. Anderson.

Sister(s), Virginia C. Cooper.


John enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 0-696304.


John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           John C. Anderson              Pilot

1st Lt.           Andrew J. Lohneis             Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Joseph J. Gjondla              Navigator

1st Lt.           Bruno J. Mariotti              Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Charles D. McLaughlin        Engineer

T/Sgt.          Waldo M. Keeney               Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Orland L. Webb                 Waist Gunner

S/Sgt.           Marion F. Bandur              Ball Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.           Elliot J. Deutsch                Nose Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.           Eugene M. Linn                 Tail Gunner

T/Sgt.          Albert E. Shiposki              Radar Operator


John was KIA on July 25, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to,

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


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

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

864th Bomber Squadron
494th Bomber Group
Airfield Tacloban, Leyte
Nose art Plane
His rank First Lieutenant