Anderson, Arthur James, SGT

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

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clewiston, FL
Last Address
Clewiston, FL


Casualty Date
Feb 23, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
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 Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1968-1969, 11B20, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment/C Company
  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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