Anderson, Arthur James, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B20, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry
Service Years
1968 - 1969


One Overseas Service Bar

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clewiston, FL
Last Address
Clewiston, FL

Casualty Date
Feb 23, 1969
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Washington Memorial Cemetery - Clewiston, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
32W 087

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 11B20, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry
  1968-1969, 11B20, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

He was raised in Clewiston, where he attended Harlem Academy School after which he which he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was nurtured by his beloved mother, Mrs Cora Anderson. He had three sisters and two brothers, which filled his life with much joy. He loved to draw and was actually very good at doing artwork and painting. His hobbies was riding motorcycles and playing basketball. He was a member of the Greater Friendship Baptist church of Clewiston. Arthur was an intricate part of the community as he lived in a time when the whole community raised a child. 
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