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Anderson, Robert Mortimer

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Robert Mortimer Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 4th Squadron, 62nd Troop Carrier Group.


Robert is born approx. on Nov. 30, 1915 in Georgia.

Father, Robert L. Anderson

Mother, Lucille J. Anderson.


Robert enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # O-726968.


Robert ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a c-47 were,

Capt.            Joseph M. Obinski              Pilot

1st Lt.           Joseph J. Auld                  Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Robert M. Anderson           Navigator

T/Sgt.          Clarence E. Frantz             Radio Operator

Pvt.              Robert L. Crane                Drop Crew

Pvt.              Richard M. Dawson            Drop Crew

Pvt.              Fred V. Fagan                   Drop Crew


Robert was KIA on an air supply mission, they not returned from (by recovery found crash evidence) on May 23, 1944, he is honored with a Distinguished Flying Cross, 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.


Robert was first buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

But after his remains were recovered, he is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, VS.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Midville City Cemetery, Midville, Burke County, Georgia, VS.


Thanks to, https://www.wikiwand.com/en/62nd_Operations_Group

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

When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.

62nd Troop Carrier Group
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Dinjan Airfield, India
The remains are discovered
Buried in Arlington
His rank First Lieutenant