Pvt William Powe Anderson, Jr

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Pvt William Powe Anderson, Jr

  • Birth 30 Jul 1921 Burke County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 12 Jul 1950 South Korea
  • Burial Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 86165351

Son of William Powe Anderson, Sr., and Rachel Etta Pittman.

Private Anderson was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Chochiwon, South Korea on July 12, 1950. Private Anderson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

(source:Korean War Veterans Honor Roll)


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Inscription

NC PVT 21 INF 24th INF DIV /WORLD WAR II KOREA PH


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  • Created by: Armantia
  • Added: 3 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86165351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Powe Anderson, Jr (30 Jul 1921–12 Jul 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86165351, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Armantia (contributor 19036309) .