Rank and Name, Sergeant Orland Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Signal Air Warning Company.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The Signal Air Warning Company resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Sgt. Anderson became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
Orland is born approx. on 1917 in Pennsylvania.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Orland enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 13013447.
Orland died as a POW in Camp no record on July 11, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Orland 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 Monongahela Cemetery, Monongahela, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA.
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