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Richard W Anderson


Richard W. Anderson entered the service on 19 August 1942 from Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. He enlisted as a Private. (17 076 711) He had two years of college, was single, without dependents and his civilian occupation was listed as: "Financial institution clerks, n.e.c."
He retired as an Engineer For Bendix Aviation in Kansas City


Units served with

  • 437th Troop Carrier Group

    437th Troop Carrier 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...

  • 85th 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


Event Location Date
Born Missouri, USA 5 June 1921
Died Missouri, USA 26 October 2011


Date Contributor Update
03 June 2018 12:00:04 jaxticotribute Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

08 Jan1944 Movement Orders