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PFC Robert Harold Anderson

PFC Robert Harold Anderson

Birth
Death 30 Oct 1945 (aged 17–18)
Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Plot PONTIAC LOT 104 GRAVE 2
Memorial ID 100003824 · View Source
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The son of Harold Anderson was killed while serving his country.(Dickinson County, Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs.)

 FELCH MAN SEES ACTION IN PACIFIC
PFC Robert H. Anderson, 19, fought with the 21st Division of the 3rd Marines, which saw action on Iwo Jima. He was a close friend to James Lucas, Iron Mountain, who was killed by a Japanese sniper on Luzon.
Robert & Lucas entered the Marines together, Robert in March 1943, was a senior in high school. He returned for graduation ceremonies & then was sent overseas as a mortar gunner & saw action in Guam.
(April 17, 1945, Iron Mountain Press newspaper, Dickinson, Michigan.)
The complete article can be found in the above newspaper at the Dickinson County Library, Iron Mountain, Michigan.)


City/village/township Iron Mountain
Last Name Anderson
Given Name Robert Harold
Birth Year 1927
Age 18
Death Day 30
Death Month Oct
Death Year 1945
Father's Given Name Harold
Father's Last Name Anderson
Mother's Given Name Victoria
Mother's Last Name Nelson
Rights Certified copies of this record are available from the Michigan Department of Community Health’s Vital Records Office: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-4645---,00.html.
Item ID 005363688_01092


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ANDERSON
ROBERT H
1927-1945

Gravesite Details This memorial can be found along the road in the southeast corner of Pontiac

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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100003824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Robert Harold Anderson (1927–30 Oct 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100003824, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .