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Corp Edward Anderson
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Birth: May 6, 1947
Death: May 14, 1968
Ha Noi Municipality, Vietnam

LYNN SOLDIER IS KILLED IN VIETNAM

A 22-year old soldier was killed in action in Vietnam Tuesday where he had been serving with the 82nd Airborne Division.

Pfc. Edward Anderson, 11 Allen Ave., died of wounds sustained when he was struck by enemy artillery fire while on duty in the demilitarized Zone.

The husband of Mrs. Cleo (Rocker) Anderson, he was drafted into the Army last October and received training at Fort Knox, Ky., and Fort Polk. La., prior to leaving for Vietnam, March 23.

A native of Lynn he was the son of Mrs. Jane Anderson, 9 Connolly Ter., and the late Charles Anderson.

A versatile athlete, he was formerly prominent in amateur boxing circles in Lynn.

Services for Army Cpl. Edward Anderson, formerly of 11 Alan Ave., who was killed in action in Phu Bai, Vietnam on May 14, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in Mount Olive Church of God in Christ.

Last night a delegation of more than 300, including Lynn City Councilors and representatives from various veterans organizations and their auxiliaries, went to Logan Airport to conduct a ceremony as the body of the Lynn soldier arrived by military transport.

Cpl. Anderson was the husband of Mrs. Cleo (Rocker) Anderson and the son of Mrs. Annie Anderson.

He also leaves three brothers, Charles, George and Eugene, and eight sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Hope, Mrs. Barbara Brown, Mrs. Annie Mae Antwine, Mrs. Ella Johnson, Miss Joanne Anderson, Miss Susan Anderson, Miss Naomi Anderson and Miss Mary Anderson, all of Lynn.

Golden Brigade


HONOR ROLL


Anderson, Corp Edward

Atkinson, PFC Frederick George

Cahill, Corp Kevin Arthur

Carter, Sgt Kenneth Robert

Chisholm, Corp David Andrew

Evans, Corp John Douglas

Fisher, Corp Eric Anders

Flint, Corp William John

Grant, Corp Norman William, Jr

Hazard, Corp James Joseph

Mailloux, PFC John Joseph

McCafferty, Michael Leste

Miller, PFC Irvin George

Nelson, Corp Robert Joseph

O'Brien, Corp William Joseph

Odiorne, Corp George Alfred

Pennucci, Corp Peter James

Ramsey, Corp John Louis

Upton, Sgt Carleton Webster 
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: WWII Section G
 
Created by: John
Record added: Jun 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19960912
Corp Edward Anderson
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Corp Edward Anderson
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Corp Edward Anderson
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We pray Thy love will bless, O Lord, Each hearth, each home, each festive board; And that Thy peace will come to stay where candles glow, Thanksgiving Day. 
- John
 Added: Nov. 27, 2014

- MarBella
 Added: Nov. 15, 2014
On Veterans Day-You Are Remembered
- John
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
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