Anderson, Charles L, Jr., Cpl

Fallen
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
737-Rifle NCO
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 737, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)/B Co
Service Years
1940 - 1945

Corporal

 
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 Personal Details 


Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Des Moines
Last Address
Des Moines, Iowa

Casualty Date
Feb 23, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Glendale Cemetery - Des Moines, Iowa
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Block 34A, Lot 168

 Official Badges 

Military Police (Pre-2003)


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA2nd Marine Division/HQ Bn, 2nd Marine Division1st Parachute Regiment27th Marine Regiment
  1940-1942, 522, Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
  1942-1942, 677, HQ Bn, 2nd Marine Division/MP Co
  1942-1944, 746, 1st Parachute Regiment/2nd Parachute Bn
  1944-1945, 737, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)/B Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Vella Lavella
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Raid on Choiseul
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 23 February 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
 
   
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