Anderson, Clarence Leland

Date of birth:
December 1st, 1913
Date of death:
July 8th, 1944 (Saipan, Mariana Islands)
Service number:
39 304 531
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Staff Sergeant Clarence Leland Anderson served with Company A, 165th Infantry Regiment. He was wounded on Saipan July 6, 1944 and died on July 8, 1944.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
Company A, 1st Battalion, 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division "New York Division", U.S. Army
Action:
Awarded for heroic action in the battle for Makin Island during the period November 20-24, 1943.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

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