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Lieut George Harris Anderson
Birth: Nov. 6, 1919
Lafayette County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1948
Suwannee County
Florida, USA

Navy pilot and explorer. Born and raised in Oxford, MS., George Anderson joined the Naval Air Forces in 1941. He fought in the Pacifc during World War II and received citations for bravery. Following the war he was selected by Admiral Richard E. Byrd to be his personal pilot on his fourth expedition (1946-47) to the South Pole. Upon his return to Mississippi, George Anderson enrolled at the University of Mississippi and eventually returned to duty at the Jacksonville Air Base. During a routine flight from Pensacola to Jacksonville, his plane crashed and burned near Live Oak, Florida. Anderson, who was piloting the plane, was killed along with three crew members.
(Bio: Robert Patterson
 
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 Parents:
  William Crawford Anderson (1882 - 1948)
  Ora Harris Anderson (1890 - 1979)
 
Inscription:
Lieut. USN "He longest lives who most to others gives himself forgetting."
 
Burial:
Hill Crest Cemetery
Holly Springs
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Michelle Woodham
Record added: Oct 26, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12176914
Lieut George Harris Anderson
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Lieut George Harris Anderson
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Lieut George Harris Anderson
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