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Anderson, Leonard J.

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Leonard J. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 865th Bomber Squadron, 494th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Leonard is born approx. on 1916 in New York.

Mother, Nora M. Anderson.

Sister(s), Margaret M. Anderson.


Leonard enlisted the service in New York with service number # 324444599.


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

Capt.            Earl M. Richards               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Walter E. Phillips               Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          George W. Bauer Jr.          Navigator

1st Lt.           Melvin G. Hass                  Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Leonard J. Anderson          Engineer

Corp.            Eugene Mott                     Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Arthur E. Spooner             Top Turret Gunner

Sgt.              William J. Devlin               Ball Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.           Eugene F. Rumbolz            Nose Turret Gunner

Sgt.              Henry L. Flynn Jr.             Tail Turret Gunner

1st Lt.           Henry Howard                  Passenger


Leonard was KIA when the plane crashed in sea, because an engine malfunction on Dec. 13, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Leonard 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/494th_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

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

865th Bomber Squadron
494th Bomber Group
Airfield Angaur Island
Not visible nose art plane is "Bull" nr 3 in pic.
His rank Technical Sergeant