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Pvt Garland C Anderson

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Pvt Garland C Anderson

ANDERSON Garland C., PVT, USA, HICKAM FIELD

Thank you to contributor C Bozeman (#46985035) for the following:

Information from the "History of Tift County", by Ida Belle Williams c. 1948 by the J. W. Burke Co, Macon, GA and reprinted in 1979 by the W.H. Wolfe Co of Atlanta, page 270.
"Garland C. Anderson was born at Crandall, Ga. In 1920 he moved with his family to Omega, Tift County, Georgia, where he was graduated from high school in 1935. He attended the Coynes Radio and Electric School in Chicago, Ill. On March 10, 1941, he enlisted in the U. S. Army Air Corps, and was assigned to Hickman Field, Hawaii in the radio department. He was the first casuality in World War II from Tift County, Georgia and lost his life in the Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He was an only child, whose mother was Mrs. Jennie Mae Anderson of Omega, Ga. The Tifton Post of the V.F. W. in Tifton, Ga is named in his honor as the Garland C. Anderson Post Number 5250."


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  • Created by: Jeff Hall
  • Added: 14 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64212540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Garland C Anderson (16 May 1917–7 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64212540, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .