Rank and Name, Private William T. Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 20th Air Base Group.
Camp no record
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The Headquarters Squadron, 20th Air Base Group resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pfc. Anderson became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.
William is born approx. on April 4, 1920 in Rhode Island.
Father, John W. Anderson.
Mother, Lucy Anderson.
Sister(s), Lucy Anderson.
Brother(s), John W. and Thomas Anderson.
William enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 6145790.
William died as a POW in Camp no record on May 27, 1942, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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