2LT Kermit W Anderson

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2LT Kermit W Anderson

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 19 May 1944 Germany
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 34 Site 4727
  • Memorial ID 15168112

Kermit served as a Second Lieutenant on B-24 (#42-110151) 857th Bomber Squadron, 492nd Bomber Group, Eightth Air Force, U.S. Army during World War II. He was promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant on October 1, 1943.

He resided in New York prior to the war.

Kermit was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down over Hanover, Germany during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on March 7, 1950.

Service # O-692846

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Crew that perished on B-24 (#42-110151):

Anderson, Kermit W ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Breckenridge, Clyde H ~ Sgt, Gunner, Delaware
Hernandez, Elias M ~ S/Sgt, Texas
McMullen, Wesley F ~ S/Sgt, Connecticut
Murray, Alvin M. ~ 2nd Lt, California
Stillflew, Lowell S ~ S/Sgt, Illinois

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Inscription

2LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Hope
  • Added: 6 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15168112
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Kermit W Anderson (unknown–19 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15168112, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .