PVT Franklin Clark Joseph Anderson was born 2 Sep 1914 in Chicago, Illinois to Ewald Warren and Mary (Kohler) Anderson. His father worked as a typesetter.
When Franklin entered the service in November 1940 he is noted has having 4-years of college and being an actor and single. It is also noted that enlisted for the Army Air Corps as an Aviation Cadet. Whatever had happened in his military service, on 9 Sep 1944 Franklin was assigned from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry. PVT Anderson was killed in action on 17 Sep 1944.
PVT Anderson is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.