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.
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