Rank and Name, Private First Class Willie Lee Anderson.
Unit/Placed in, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Willie is born approx. on Feb. 18, 1924 in Johnston County, Oklahoma.
Father, William E. Anderson.
Mother, Katherine M. McCasland-Anderson.
Sister(s), Edith M. Alice L. Juanita M. and Donell Anderson.
Brother(s), Albert D. Delbert C. Clifford H. William E. Ollis D. Bobby J. and Audie C. Anderson.
Willie enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 38564612.
Willie was KIA during the aftermath of the Corregidor Battle on March 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Parachute Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Willie is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.ww2-airborne.us/18corps/503_overview.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com