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Delynn Edward Anderson
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1917
Death: Apr. 20, 1961

DeLynn E. Anderson
Stearns, Kentucky
Born September 27, 1918
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force
Killed in Action
Died April 20 1961 in Korea

Lieutenant Colonel Anderson was a veteran of World War II.

In Korea, he was a member of 6146th Air Advisory Group (ROKAF), 5th Air Force. On April 20, 1961, he was flying an unarmed F-86 fighter on a training mission, when he strayed over the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and was attacked by 2 MiGs near Onjin, North Korea. As he tried to land his damaged jet at Yiumann Air Base, it crashed killing him.

For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Colonel Anderson was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Citation Ribbon, the Europe and the Pacific Campaign Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Defense Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. 

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Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Y, 0, 2276
 
Maintained by: Rich and Sue
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Delynn Edward Anderson
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