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CPL Wilbur R. Anker

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CPL Wilbur R. Anker

  • Birth 1918
  • Death Jul 1944 Papua, Indonesia
  • Burial Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 46426642

Wilber served as a Corporal, 503rd Parachute Infantry, U.S. Army during World
War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 21, 1941, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, without dependents.

Wilbur was "Killed In Action" during the war on the island of Noemfoor in Papua province, Indonesia and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 32130064


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  • Created by: Jay Boone
  • Added: 7 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46426642
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Wilbur R. Anker (1918–Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46426642, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Jay Boone (contributor 46889203) .