Thursday, August 25, 2016

PVT Robert J. Anderson

PVT Robert J. Anderson was born 18 Apr 1920 in Richmond County, New York to James Francis and Caroline (Gundlach) Anderson.  His father worked in a shipyard.  In 1940 Robert was working to combat soil erosion (Soil Conservation Corps?).

When drafted in February 1942 Robert had 2 years of high school.  Transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry on 11 Aug 1944, PVT Anderson was killed in action on 25 Aug 1944.

PVT Anderson is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery

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