Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Lenard L. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 769th Bomber Squadron, 462nd Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Lenard is born approx. on Sep. 5, 1922 in Iowa.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Lenard enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 17068444.
Lenard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,
Capt. Dock O. Waller Jr. Pilot
1st Lt. David E. White Co Pilot
1st Lt. Walter R. Russell Navigator/Bombardier
1st Lt. Edgar E. Hammond Bombardier/Navigator
1st Lt. Arthur R. Tuttele Engineer
S/Sgt. Don F. Carter Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Edward L. Swart Radar Operator
T/Sgt. Alden G. Huisjen Gunner
T/Sgt. Lenard L. Anderson Right Waist Gunner
S/Sgt. James M. Lynch Left Waist Gunner
S/Sgt. Francis H. Iles Tail Gunner
Lenard died when they ditched the plane who caught fire caused to engine trouble on July 8, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Lenard is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He is also mentioned at Monument to Aviation Martyrs Nanjing Memorial, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.
Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_ic.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