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Anderson, Olaf Fredrik

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Olaf Fredrik Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 31st Infantry Regiment.

Camp O’Donnell

Olaf survived the Death March and the horrific conditions at Camp O’Donnell. about 1500 American and 22,000 Filipino prisoners of war died at Camp O’Donnell from starvation, disease and the brutal treatment received at the hands of the captors during the few months it was open.


Olaf is born approx. on no record.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Olaf enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6058228.


Olaf died as a POW in Camp O’Donnell on May 31, 1942,  he is honored with a POW Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksmanship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Presidential Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Olaf is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Old Swedish Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.


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

Camp O'Donnell
P.O.W. Medal
His unit 31st Infantry Regiment
His rank Staff Sergeant