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Arvid Clinton Anderson
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1918
Day County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1944, Belgium

Arvid Clinton Anderson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Anderson. He was born in Lily, South Dakota in Day County on February 23, 1918. He had eight brothers and sisters: Gladys, Eleanor, Conrad, Pearl, Ella, Clayton, Ethel, and Sheldon. Arvid "spent the greater part of his life with his parents, moving with them to Sisseton" in the years before entering the service.

Mr. Anderson enlisted into the Army on December 21, 1940 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was place into Troop B in the 4th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron. He then received the rank of T-4, Technician Fourth Grade. T-4 Anderson served in our country from December 21, 1940 to December 5, 1943. He was then shipped overseas on December 5, 1943.

T-4 Anderson was killed in action on December 24, 1944 while overseas in Belgium. during the Battle of the Bulge. According to the Webster paper, Anderson died when "a mortar shell burst in a tree above him, killing him instantly. Serving as a radioman in the army, he had gone with others on a reconnaissance and when attacked by a tank, the army car got stuck trying to escape. Anderson had gotten out to push when he was killed." 
Fourth Cavalry World War II Memorial
Fort Meade
Meade County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
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Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedom. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
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 Added: May. 30, 2010

- ShaneO
 Added: May. 28, 2010

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