Andersen, Ansgar Raymond, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Primary Unit
1942-1942, POW Japan
Service Years
1940 - 1942
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Corporal

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Itasca County, Minnesota
Last Address
Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Philippines

Casualty Date
Aug 11, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 6 Grave 199

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
POW Japan
  1942-1942, POW Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1941-1941, B-17 Flying Fortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He died of unknown causes while a POW. His brother, Leslie E. Andersen, was a WWII fighter ace and retired from the USAF as a colonel in 1972.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Ansgar+R.+Andersen&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=658981 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56778399
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=158636916
https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/andersen%3Dansgar
   
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