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Anderson, Richard F.

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.


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
His rank Second Lieutenant