Charles R. Anderson registered for the draft in 1942 and was listed as 5' 10" tall, he weighed 150 pounds and had blue eyes, brown hair and a light complexion. He re-enlisted on 21 July 1946 from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Corps, for the Hawaiian Department. He had four years of high school, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: “Undefined code”. The orders for Mission ALBANY have him listed as the Radio Operator of C-47A #42-100638, Chalk # 76. The orders for Mission GALVESTON have him listed as the Radio Operator of C-47A #42-100638, Chalk # 5. The orders for a resupply & air-evacuation mission on 24 August 1944 have him listed as the Radio Operator of C-47A #42-100638. the orders for Operation VARSITY, Serial A-9, have him listed as the Radio Operator of C-47A #42-100638, Chalk # 4.
Units served with
Constituted as the 437th Troop Carrier Group on 15 April 1943, it was activated on 01 May 1943 in Dunnellon, FL. They trained with C-46 and C-47 aircraft for duty overseas with the Ninth Air Force. They moved to England during January and February of...
Military site : airfield
Planned as an RAF operational training station, Ramsbury was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 28 pan and 24 loop hardstandings, and two T2...
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