Lt. Charles Anderson was from Wilsonville Nebraska. He received a degree from Kearney State College in May of 1943. His diploma was received by his wife, who was also graduating, because Anderson had been called to service 26 days prior. Upon entering the Marine Corps Anderson trained until receiving his commission on November 3, 1943. He then entered the Marine Air Corps. Anderson died from injuries he sustained during the invasion of Iwo Jima.
Branch of Service
Military Occupational Specialty
Marine Air Corps
Original Source Location
UNK Archives Briggs Collection, Box 23, Envelope 3
"Charles R. Anderson" (1945). World War II Casualties. 1.