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Jack Franklin Anderson

Military

Jack entered the service on 24 February 1943 from Fort McClellan, Alabama. He enlisted as a Private. He had two years of college, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: “Statistical clerks and compilers”. He was listed as a 1945 member of the 84th TCS in Frank Guild's book "Journey to the Far Shore".

Service

Units served with

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier Group

    Group
    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...

  • 84th Troop Carrier Squadron

Associated Place

  • Ramsbury

    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...

  • Coulommiers

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Alabama, USA 30 July 1922
Died Alabama, USA 25 July 2008

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 May 2018 18:47:41 jaxticotribute Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

NARA AAD
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Frank Guild - "Journey to the Far Shore"

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