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Arlis K Anderson

Military

Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #425895. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 548th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5895 The Souse Familly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 24/4/43; Gt Falls 3/5/43; Kearney 30/5/43; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-M] Bassingbourn 4/6/43; transferred 548BS/385BG [GX-B] Gt Ashfield 16/6/43; then 551BS; Missing in Action Hannover 26/7/43 with Theo Harris, Bombardier: Jack...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 26 July 1943
Died 26 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 191 B / MACR 191B / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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