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Robert Andrew Anderstrom
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1921
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 7, 1954
East Granby
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

OFFICER DIES IN CRASH
Commandant of Bay State Field Killed in Connecticut

EAST GRANBY, Conn. May 7 UPI -- Maj. Robert Anderstrom, 33 years old, commanding officer of Barnes Airport, Westfield, Mass., and of the 813th Replacement Training Squadron there, was killed today when his training plane crashed near old Newgate Prison.
The plane exploded and burned after crashing into a hill in a wooded section a few miles from Bradley Field, Windsor Locks, which serves both Springfield, Mass., and Hartford, Conn.
Major Anderstrom, an Air National Guard officer on full-time duty, was en route from Mitchel Field, L.I. to Westover Air Force Base, Chicopee, Mass.
He leaves his wife, Theresa, and three daughters.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arvid Gustave Anderstrom (1897 - 1982)
  Rose Cecelia Sears Anderstrom (1896 - 1990)
 
 Spouse:
  Teresa Agnes Tanner Anderstrom Guinan (1926 - 2007)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Arthur Anderstrom (1920 - 2005)*
  Robert Andrew Anderstrom (1921 - 1954)
  Charles Thomas Anderstrom (1924 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Thomas Cemetery
West Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: S. Anderstrom
Record added: Aug 25, 2002
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Robert Andrew Anderstrom
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Robert Andrew Anderstrom
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Robert Andrew Anderstrom
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