|Birth: ||May 16, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 1941|
ANDERSON Garland C., PVT, USA, HICKAM FIELD
Thank you to contributor C Bozeman (#46985035) for the following:
Information from the "History of Tift County", by Ida Belle Williams c. 1948 by the J. W. Burke Co, Macon, GA and reprinted in 1979 by the W.H. Wolfe Co of Atlanta, page 270.
"Garland C. Anderson was born at Crandall, Ga. In 1920 he moved with his family to Omega, Tift County, Georgia, where he was graduated from high school in 1935. He attended the Coynes Radio and Electric School in Chicago, Ill. On March 10, 1941, he enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps, and was assigned to Hickman Field, Hawaii in the radio department. He was the first casuality in World War II from Tift County, Georgia and lost his life in the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was an only child, whose mother was Mrs. Jennie Mae Anderson of Omega, Ga. The Tifton Post of the V.F. W. in Tifton, Ga is named in his honor as the Garland C. Anderson Post Number 5250."
Jennie Mae Anderson (1895 - 1980)
Note: Entered the service from Georgia.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Plot: O 116
Created by: Jeff Hall
Record added: Jan 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64212540
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Tift County, Georgia...Killed In Action...Re-interred on 02/16/1949...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
Added: Jul. 6, 2015
May 16, 1917|
Added: May. 18, 2014
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten ~~~Rest In Peace~~~|
Added: Jan. 6, 2014
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