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 Omer Lee Anderson

Omer Lee Anderson

Birth
Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Feb 1951 (aged 23)
North Korea
Burial Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA
Plot Center, Section 3, WWII, Row 3, Space 39
Memorial ID 100014438 · View Source
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WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings about Omer Lee Anderson
Name: Omer Lee Anderson
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1927
Birth City: Floydada
State Registered: Texas

Death Date: 28 Feb 1951
Death Country: Korea
Death Description: Died while Prisoner of War

War: Korean War
Title: Sergeant, U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army
Service ID: 18144957
Notes: Sergeant Anderson was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in South Korea on July 5, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and died while a prisoner at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on February 28, 1951 from malnutrition. His remains were not recovered. Sergeant Anderson was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
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Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957 about Omer L Anderson
Name: Omer L Anderson
Birth Date: 1927
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Floyd
Home State: Texas
Citizen Status: US Citizen
Death Date: 5 Jul 1950
Processed Date: Nov 1979
Casualty Country: Korea
Casualty Type: Hostile - Died while captured/interned
Casualty Cause: US Army - No Information Available
Casualty Air: US Army - No Information Available
Service Branch: US Army
Component: Reserve (USAR, USNR, USAFR, USMCR, USCGR)
Rank: Corporal
Pay Grade: Specialist Fourth Class (U.S. Army) Or Corporal (U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps) Or Airman First Class (Sergeant) (U.S. Air Force) Or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: N; Third Column: 3; Fourth Column: Blank (U.S. N
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  • Created by: CJ Payne
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Omer Lee Anderson (25 Apr 1927–28 Feb 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014438, citing Floydada Cemetery, Floydada, Floyd County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by CJ Payne (contributor 47175448) .