- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Acting Flight Lieutenant
- No. 419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No. 419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
- Awarded on:
- December 8th, 1944
"This officer has completed numerous sorties and has displayed courage and resolution of a high order. On one sortie his aircraft was attacked by three enemy fighters. Flight Lieutenant Anderson skilfully outmanoeuvred the attackers and went on to execute a successful attack. On another occasion when over Versailles his aircraft was intercepted by a Junkers 88. In the ensuing fight which ended with the destruction of the enemy aircraft, Flight Lieutenant Anderson displayed great coolness and determination."