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 Myron Anderson

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Myron Anderson

Birth
Death 23 Mar 1978 (aged 62)
Burial Flora, Clay County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 24622170 View Source

WORLD WAR II SERVICE

MR. ANDERSON ENTERED ACTIVE SERVICE AS A DRAFTEE ON 30 OCTOBER 1941 AT FORT SHERIDAN, ILLINOIS. TRAINED AS A GUARD PATROLMAN (MOS 522) AND DEPARTED THE CONTINENTAL U.S. ON 11 MAY 1942 BOUND FOR THE EUROPEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS. SAW COMBAT WITH THE 1ST ARMORED (OLD IRONSIDES) DIVISION IN THE TUNISIAN AND ALGERIA-FRENCH MOROCCO CAMPAIGNS. WOUNDED IN ACTION AT ORAN ALGERIA ON 8 NOVEMBER 1942 AND AGAIN AT SIDI BON SID TUNISIA ON 14 FEBRUARY 1943. EARNED A SILVER STAR MEDAL, THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL WITH 1 OAK LEAF CLUSTER, THE AMERICAN DEFENSE MEDAL, THE AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, THE EUROPEAN-AFRICAN-MIDDLE EASTERN CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH 2 BRONZE BATTLE STARS, THE WWII VICTORY MEDAL AND THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL. HONORABLY DISCHARGED AS A SERGEANT ON 11 JUNE 1945 AT FORT SHERIDAN, ILLINOIS.

(This information and the top photo have been posted on the National World War II Memorial's Registry of Remembrances website by Robert Medley Gatewood. It is entered here with his permission.)


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