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SGT Carl Robert Anderson

SGT Carl Robert Anderson

Connecticut, USA
Death 26 Aug 1944 (aged 27)
Burial Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 51853860 · View Source
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Son of Hilda Johanna Gabrielsdtotter Smeds who resided in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Carl, who went by "Robert", served as a Sergeant & Tail Gunner on B-24H "Satan's Little Sister" #42-50318, 706th Bomber Squadron, 446th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Carl was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down near Hosendaal, Belgium during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31406435

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Airmen who perished on B-24H #42-50318:

Algee, Robert D ~ Sgt, Nose Gunner, MS
Anderson, Carl R ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, CT
Dawson, Richard W ~ S/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, MA
Novak, Sylvester M ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, PA
O'Dell, Frederick J ~ Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, OH
Rubin, Herbert ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, NY

Airman who Evaded Capture from B-24H #42-50318:

Blaylock, William T ~ Corp, Ball Turret Gunner, KY

Airmen who became POW's from B-24H #42-50318:

Miehle, Walter F ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY
Peavlly, James E ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, KS
Peppmeir, Dean M ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, MA

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

Special thanks to:
Rob Johnson for finding were he was interred and submitting his record for bio updates!


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Sergeant U.S. 8th Army Airforce, WWII




  • Created by: Rob Johnson
  • Added: 1 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51853860
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Carl Robert Anderson (3 Jul 1917–26 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51853860, citing Tabor Cemetery, Branford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Rob Johnson (contributor 46897732) .