Anderle, James John, Jr., 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
Service Years
1942 - 1950
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
North Riverside
Last Address
Tsuiki Air Base, Japan

Casualty Date
Sep 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Korea
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
36th Fighter-Bomber Squadron8th Fighter-Bomber Group
  1950-1950, 36th Fighter-Bomber Squadron
  1950-1950, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
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P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1950-1950, P-51/F-51 Mustang
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James John Anderle Jr.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force
36 FTR BOMB SQ 8 FTR BOMB GP
Service #: AO-830819
Place of Birth: North Riverside, Illinois
Date of Birth: June 30, 1924
Date of Death: September 02, 1950
Status: Missing in Action, Lost at Sea or Buried at Sea
Wars or Conflicts:
Korean War
Memorialized:
Courts of the Missing: Court 8
 

 

 

First Lieutenant Anderle was the pilot of a F-51D Mustang night fighter with the 36th Fighter Bomber

Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group. On September 2, 1950, while on a combat mission of shooting

targets of opportunity, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames.

He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were
not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu
http://www.abmc.gov/search-korean-war-veterans-memorial-honor-roll/detail/Korea_679#.U_Z7AmOiVVU

   
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Lieut James John Anderle, Jr
Birth: Jun. 24, 1924, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1950, South Korea

First Lieutenant Anderle was the pilot of a F-51D Mustang night fighter with the 36th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 8th Fighter Bomber Group. On September 2, 1950, while on a combat mission of shooting targets of opportunity, his aircraft received a direct hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashed and burst into flames. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on December 31, 1953.

Awarded
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
 
Burial:
Korean War Memorial
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Cenotaph > Illinois Panel 1

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