PFC John W “Cakey” Anderson, Jr

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PFC John W “Cakey” Anderson, Jr

  • Birth 21 Aug 1916 Maryland, USA
  • Death 27 Jan 1944 Italy
  • Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Plot G-8896
  • Memorial ID 284756

John served as a Private First Class, 387th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 24, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed in the Packing, filling, labeling, marking, and bottling occupation and also as Single, without dependents.

John was "Killed In Action" in the invasion of Ansio Beach, Italy during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 33202966


Inscription

PFC, 387 ENGR BN WORLD WAR II


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 284756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John W “Cakey” Anderson, Jr (21 Aug 1916–27 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 284756, citing Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .