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.
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
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.