Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Richard F. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 865th Bomber Squadron, 494th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Richard is born approx. on no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Richard enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2061123.
Richard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. William L. Trowbridge Pilot
2nd Lt. William A. Vosburg Co Pilot
1st Lt. Carl A. Ogrine Navigator
2nd Lt. Joseph D. Sorden Bombardier
2nd Lt. Richard F. Anderson Radar Operator
T/Sgt. Robert R. Holder Engineer
T/Sgt. James D. Mitchell Radio Operator
Sgt. Charles E. Brown Jr. Top Turret Gunner
S/Sgt. Fred R. Gianfrini Ball Turret Gunner
S/Sgt. Norvell A. Cain Tail Gunner
S/Sgt. Arthur T. Stanford Nose Gunner
Major William E. Germert Passenger
Richard was KIA when on the Mission “Bombs Away” one exploded in the Bomb Bay on July 17, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Richard 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